Ahmad v. Connections CSP Inc.

Filing 14

MEMORANDUM Signed by Judge Gregory M. Sleet on 5/18/2017. (lmm)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE RABIA AHMAD, Plaintiff, ) ) ) ) ) Civ. No. 15-1052-GMS V. CONNECTIONS CSP, INC., Defendant. ) ) ) ) MEMORANDUM 1. Introduction. The plaintiff Rabia Ahmad ("Ahmad"), filed this employment discrimination pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e, et seq. (D.I. 2) Ahmad proceeds prose and has paid the filing fee. Ahmad requests counsel on the grounds that she is having a difficult time finding an attorney to assist in the process. (D.I. 10.) 2. Request for Counsel. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(l), the court may request an attorney to represent any personal unable to afford counsel. Section 1915(e)( 1) confers the district court with the power to request that counsel represent a litigant who is proceeding in forma pauperis. Ahmad paid the filing and has not sought informa pauperis status. Hence, Ahmad does not qualify for counsel under § 1915. Therefore, the court will deny the request. (D.I. 10.) 3. Motion for Extension of Time. Ahmad seeks an extension of the scheduling order deadlines. (D.I. 8, 11.) At this juncture, it does not a Therefore, the motion will be denied without prejudice to r 4. Conclusion. For the above reasons, the court will deny the request for counsel and will deny the motion for continuance without prejudice to renew. (D.I. 10, 11.) An appropriate order will be entered. 2

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