Blackfeather v. Blackfeather
ORDER DISMISSING CASE. 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 formapauperis on appeal in the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. by Judge Lewis T. Babcock on 9/11/2014. (agarc, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action No. 14-cv-01840-BNB
MICAH JAMES BLACKFEATHER,
EDWIN FRANCIS BLACKFEATHER,
ORDER OF DISMISSAL
Plaintiff, Micah James Blackfeather, is being detained at the Colorado Mental
Health Institute at Pueblo, Colorado. On July 28, 2014, Mr. Blackfeather filed pro se a
Prisoner Complaint (ECF No. 12). On August 5, 2014, Magistrate Judge Boyd N.
Boland ordered Mr. Blackfeather to file an amended complaint that complies with the
pleading requirements of Rule 8 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Mr.
Blackfeather was warned that the action would be dismissed without further notice if he
failed to file an amended complaint within thirty days.
Mr. Blackfeather has failed to file an amended complaint within the time allowed
and he has failed to respond in any way to Magistrate Judge Boland’s August 5 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 he 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 Prisoner Complaint (ECF No. 12) and the action are
dismissed without prejudice pursuant to Rule 41(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil
Procedure because Mr. Blackfeather 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 11th day of
September , 2014.
BY THE COURT:
s/Lewis T. Babcock
LEWIS T. BABCOCK, Senior Judge
United States District Court
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