HANSEN v. LOCKETT

Filing 5

ORDER and Entry Concerning Selected Matters - Plaintiff's 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The complaint is now subject to the screening requirement of 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(b). The court will direct the further development of any claim which is not dismissed on this basis. The parties will be notified when this determination has been made. Copy to plaintiff via U.S. Mail. Signed by Judge Jane Magnus-Stinson on 2/1/2012. (RSF)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA SCOTT KELLY HANSEN, Plaintiff, vs. WARDEN CHARLES L. LOCKETT, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 2:12-CV-15-JMS-WGH Entry Concerning Selected Matters The court, having considered the above action and the matters which are pending, makes the following rulings: 1. The plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis (dkt 2) is granted. The assessment of even an initial partial filing fee is not feasible at this time. 2. The complaint is now subject to the screening requirement of 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(b). Lagerstrom v. Kingston, 463 F.3d 621, 624 (7th Cir. 2006). This statute directs that the court dismiss a complaint or any claim within a complaint which "(1) is frivolous, malicious, or fails to state a claim upon which relief may be granted; or (2) seeks monetary relief from a defendant who is immune from such relief." Id. The court will direct the further development of any claim which is not dismissed on this basis. The parties will be notified when this determination has been made. IT IS SO ORDERED. 02/01/2012 Date: __________________ _______________________________ Hon. Jane Magnus-Stinson, Judge United States District Court Southern District of Indiana Distribution: SCOTT KELLY HANSEN 40835-060 TERRE HAUTE - USP TERRE HAUTE U.S. PENITENTIARY Inmate Mail/Parcels P.O. BOX 33 TERRE HAUTE, IN 47808

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