Adams v. United States
MINUTE ORDER denying 21 Plaintiff's Motion that Plaintiff Is [sic] Provided Large Mailing Envelopes and Writing Erasers Pursuant to Law by ADMAX Staff, by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe on 3/28/2016.(emill)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action No. 15-cv-02629-WJM-MJW
Entered by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe
It is hereby ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Motion that Plaintiff Is [sic] Provided Large
Mailing Envelopes and Writing Erasers Pursuant to Law by ADMAX Staff (Docket No.
21) is DENIED. In the motion, Plaintiff explains that his Unit Manager informed him that
he will no longer be provided with large, gold envelopes and that, instead, he will only
be provided with letter-size, white mailing envelopes. (Docket No. 21 at 2.) He also
notes that he was told that he will no longer be provided with erasers. (Id.) Plaintiff’s
facility is not required to provide a specific type of envelope to Plaintiff unless doing so
would impede “his ability to conduct a particular case.” Cf. Blevins v. Dobbs, No. 09-cv00959-BNB, 2009 WL 3123021, at *2-3 (D. Colo. Sept. 24, 2009) (citing Casey v. Lewis,
518 U.S. 343 (1996)). Plaintiff’s conclusory allegation that he has not been able to mail
motions or respond to Defendant’s motions because he must use letter-size, white
envelopes is not supported by the docket in this case. Defendant has not filed any
motions in this case as of March 28, 2016. Further, Plaintiff has filed a Complaint, an
Amended Complaint, a letter, a motion regarding service, and the instant motion.
Similarly, Plaintiff’s facility is not required to provide erasers to inmates. (Id.)
Date: March 28, 2016
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