RICHES v. FEDERAL JUDICIAL SYSTEM et al

Filing 2

ORDER. By Judge MARGARET J. KRAVCHUK. (CWP, )

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RICHES v. FEDERAL JUDICIAL SYSTEM et al Doc. 2 Case 2:07-cv-00124-GZS Document 2 Filed 07/17/2007 Page 1 of 2 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MAINE JONATHAN LEE RICHES, Plaintiff, v. FEDERAL JUDICIAL SYSTEM, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) Civil No. 07-124-P-S ) ) ) ) ORDER On July 16, 2007, plaintiff filed a Complaint pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983. Plaintiff has neither paid the required filing fee of $350.00 nor filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis together with a ledger showing the activity in Plaintiff's prisoner account with the place of his confinement for the last six months, AND a certification signed by an authorized individual from the institution of incarceration as to the authenticity of the ledger. See 28 U.S.C. 1915(a)(2) ("A prisoner seeking to bring a civil action ... without prepayment of fees or security therefore, in addition to filing the affidavit...shall submit a certified copy of the trust fund account statement (or institutional equivalent) for the prisoner for the 6- month period immediately preceding the filing of the complaint ... obtained from the appropriate official of each prison at which [he] is or was confined") (emphasis added). I also put Riches on notice that, should he elect to proceed in forma pauperis and incur the expense of this action, his complaint is susceptible to dismissal under 28 U.S.C. 1915(e)(2)(B). Dockets.Justia.com Case 2:07-cv-00124-GZS Document 2 Filed 07/17/2007 Page 2 of 2 The Clerk is hereby directed to forward a form Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis, incorporating the amendments, to the Plaintiff. Plaintiff is hereby ORDERED to file an Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis, or pay the filing fee of $350, no later than August 6, 2007, failing which a recommendation that this matter be dismissed for lack of prosecution may issue. SO ORDERED July 17, 2007 /s/ Margaret J. Kravchuk U.S. Magistrate Judge

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