COX v. WARD et al
ORDER VACATING re 7 Order, 8 Judgment. On May 10, 2022, a day after the case was dismissed, the Court received Coxs motion for leave to proceed IFP. Doc. 9. Out of an abundance of caution, the Court VACATES its previous order of dismissal and judgment, so Coxs complaint can be screened pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. Ordered by CHIEF DISTRICT JUDGE MARC T TREADWELL on 5/10/2022. (ggs)
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
MICHAEL A. COX,
Commissioner TIMOTHY C. WARD,
CIVIL ACTION NO. 5:22-CV-8 (MTT)
Plaintiff Michael A. Cox filed his complaint on January 5, 2022. Doc. 1. On
February 25, 2022, United States Magistrate Judge Stephen Hyles ordered Cox to pay
the filing fee for his complaint or submit a motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis
(“IFP”). Doc. 3. On March 16, 2022, the Magistrate Judge issued an order to show
cause for failure to respond to the previous order regarding the filing fee or IFP
application. The Magistrate Judge issued a second order to show cause on April 14,
2022. Doc. 6. Finally, on May 9, 2022, the Court ordered the dismissal of Cox’s case
for failure to comply with Court orders and prosecute his claims. Doc. 7.
On May 10, 2022, a day after the case was dismissed, the Court received Cox’s
motion for leave to proceed IFP. Doc. 9. Out of an abundance of caution, the Court
VACATES its previous order of dismissal (Doc. 7) and judgment (Doc. 8), so Cox’s
complaint can be screened pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915.
SO ORDERED, this 10th day of May, 2022.
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S/ Marc T. Treadwell
MARC T. TREADWELL, CHIEF JUDGE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
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