Fowler v. Fort Peck Assiniboine & Sioux Tribes

Filing 4

ORDER DISMISSING CASE. Signed by Judge Donald W. Molloy on 8/14/2013. Mailed to Fowler. (TAG, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA GREAT FALLS DIVISION ______________________________ ERIC FOWLER, Cause No. CV 13-70-GF-DWM Petitioner, vs. ORDER OF DISMISSAL FORT PECK ASSINIBOINE & SIOUX TRIBES, Respondent. ______________________________ On August 14, 2013, this action was filed by one Sharon Avery, purporting to act as “next friend” to Petitioner Fowler. Ms. Avery is not a member of the Bar of this Court. Whether she is a proper “next friend” or not, she may not file actions or documents in this Court on behalf of anyone other than herself. 28 U.S.C. § 1654; see also Judiciary Act of 1789, § 35, 1 Stat. 73, 92 (1789); C.E. Pope Equity Trust v. United States, 818 F.2d 696, 698 (9th Cir. 1987). Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this action is DISMISSED. DATED this day of August, 2013. Donald W. Molloy United States District Judge

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