Morrell v. Michigan Supereme Court Judge et al
ORDER of Dismissal Without Prejudice. Signed by District Judge Matthew F. Leitman. (HMon)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
RONALD MORRELL, #955782,
Case No. 17-cv-10780
Hon. Matthew F. Leitman
MICHIGAN SUPREME COURT, et al.,
ORDER OF DISMISSAL WITHOUT PREJUDICE
Michigan prisoner Ronald Morrell has filed a pro se pleading with the Court
concerning his current confinement. The pleading is deficient because it does not
clearly identify the cause(s) of action that he is asserting, the federal statute(s)
under which he seeks to proceed, the relief that he seeks, or the proper defendants
or respondents to the action. At the time Morrell filed his pleading, he also failed
to submit any filing fees for this case or to submit an appropriate application to
proceed in forma pauperis. See 28 U.S.C. §§ 1914(a); 1915. The filing fee for a
civil rights action is $350.00 with a $50.00 administrative fee. See 28 U.S.C. §
1914(a); Judicial Conference Schedule of Fees, § 14, foll. 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a).
The filing fee for a habeas action is $5.00. See 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a); Rule 3, Rules
Governing § 2254 Cases.
On April 10, 2017, the Court issued a deficiency order requiring Morrell to
submit a proper civil rights complaint, a petition for a writ of habeas corpus, or
other appropriate civil action with this Court and to submit either the appropriate
filing and administrative fees or a completed, signed and dated application to
proceed in forma pauperis (or to proceed without prepayment of the filing fee)
within 60 days. The order provided that if Morrell did not do so, his case would be
Morrell has failed to correct the cited deficiencies within the allotted time
for doing so.
Accordingly, the Court DISMISSES this case WITHOUT
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/Matthew F. Leitman
MATTHEW F. LEITMAN
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Dated: July 6, 2017
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon the parties
and/or counsel of record on July 6, 2017, by electronic means and/or ordinary mail.
s/Holly A. Monda
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