Smith #482999 et al v. Washington et al
ORDER directing the filing party to submit an amended pleading in proper form within 28 days or the action may be dismissed; signed by Magistrate Judge Ray Kent (Magistrate Judge Ray Kent, fhw)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
HENRY LEE SMITH et al,
Case No. 1:17-cv-285
Honorable Paul L. Maloney
DIANE WASHINGTON et al.,
ORDER TO FILE
This is a civil rights action brought by several state prisoner pursuant to 42 U.S.C.
§ 1983. The Court has previously dismissed Plaintiffs Cromer and Jackson for failing to pay their
portion of the filing fee and Plaintiff Perry for failing to either submit the documents necessary to
apply to proceed in forma pauperis or pay the filing fee. (Orders, ECF No. 16, 17.) All civil rights
complaints brought by prisoners must be submitted on the form provided by this Court. See W.D.
Mich. LCivR 5.6(a). Plaintiffs have failed to file their complaint on the requisite form. If the
remaining Plaintiffs wish to proceed with his action, they must carefully fill out the form and submit
it to the Court. The Court directs the Clerk to send to lead Plaintiff Smith a copy of the form
complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for a civil action by a person in state custody. Plaintiffs shall
submit an amended complaint by filing their complaint on the requisite form within twenty-eight
(28) days from the date of entry of this order. The amended complaint will take the place of the
original complaint, so it must include all of the Defendants that Plaintiffs intend to sue and all of the
claims that Plaintiffs intend to raise. The case number shown above must appear on the front page
of the amended complaint. If Plaintiffs fail to submit an amended complaint in proper form within
the time allowed, the complaint may be dismissed without prejudice by the Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: July 25, 2017
/s/ Ray Kent
United States Magistrate Judge
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