Read v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER dismissing this action without prejudice, and denying without prejudice leave to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal, by Judge Lewis T. Babcock on 4/4/14. (dkals, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action No. 13-cv-03251-BNB
RAENE’ RAE READ,
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
ORDER OF DISMISSAL
Plaintiff, Raene’ Rae Read, initiated this action by filing pro se a Complaint (ECF
No. 1). On January 10, 2014, Magistrate Judge Boyd N. Boland entered an order
directing Ms. Read to file an amended complaint within thirty days that clarifies the
claims she is asserting and that complies with the pleading requirements of Rule 8 of
the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Ms. Read did not file an amended complaint as
directed. However, on February 5, 2014, she did file a letter (ECF No. 7) that clarifies
she is seeking judicial review of the final decision of the Commission of Social Security.
On February 18, 2014, Magistrate Judge Boland entered a second order directing Ms.
Read to file an amended complaint that complies with the pleading requirements of Rule
8. Ms. Read was warned that the action would be dismissed without further notice if
she failed to file an amended complaint within thirty days.
Ms. Read has failed to file an amended complaint within the time allowed and
she has failed to respond in any way to Magistrate Judge Boland’s February 18 order.
Therefore, the action will be dismissed without prejudice for failure to comply with a
Furthermore, the Court certifies pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3) that any
appeal from this order would not be taken in good faith and therefore in forma pauperis
status will be denied for the purpose of appeal. See Coppedge v. United States, 369
U.S. 438 (1962). If Plaintiff files a notice of appeal she also must pay the full $505
appellate filing fee or file a motion to proceed in forma pauperis in the United States
Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit within thirty days in accordance with Fed. R. App.
P. 24. Accordingly, it is
ORDERED that the Complaint (ECF No. 1) and the action are dismissed without
prejudice pursuant to Rule 41(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure because Ms.
Read failed to comply with a court order. It is
FURTHER ORDERED that leave to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal is
denied without prejudice to the filing of a motion seeking leave to proceed in forma
pauperis on appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
DATED at Denver, Colorado, this 4th day of
BY THE COURT:
s/Lewis T. Babcock
LEWIS T. BABCOCK, Senior Judge
United States District Court
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