Winters v. Baker et al

Filing 28

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER denying the Plaintiff's 25 Motion for Copies. The clerk's office is directed to send plaintiff a copy of the docket sheet in this case. Ordered by Senior Judge Lyle E. Strom. (Copy mailed to pro se party)(MKR)

Download PDF
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA BEAUFORD WILMER WINTERS, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) BAKER, Sgt., BALLUE, Cpl(s), ) SANDFORD, Sgt. (formerly Cpl.)) on behalf of the Tecumseh ) State Correctional ) Institution, and HERRERA, ) Cpl.(s), ) ) Defendants. ) ) 4:13CV3135 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER This matter is before the Court on plaintiff’s Motion for Copies (Filing No. 25). Plaintiff does not have the right to receive copies of documents without payment, even if the Court granted him leave to proceed in forma pauperis. 28 U.S.C. § 1915; see also Haymes v. Smith, 73 F.R.D. 572, 574 (W.D.N.Y. 1976) (“The generally recognized rule is that a court may not authorize the commitment of federal funds to underwrite the necessary expenditures of an indigent civil litigant’s action.”) (citing Tyler v. Lark, 472 F.2d 1077 (8th Cir. 1973), other citations omitted). If plaintiff requires copies of court documents, he should contact the clerk’s office to determine the proper method for requesting and paying for copies. IT IS ORDERED that plaintiff’s Motion for Copies (Filing No. 25) is denied. The clerk’s office is directed to send plaintiff a copy of the docket sheet in this case. DATED this 26th day of February, 2014. BY THE COURT: /s/ Lyle E. Strom ____________________________ LYLE E. STROM, Senior Judge United States District Court * This opinion may contain hyperlinks to other documents or Web sites. The U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska does not endorse, recommend, approve, or guarantee any third parties or the services or products they provide on their Web sites. Likewise, the Court has no agreements with any of these third parties or their Web sites. The Court accepts no responsibility for the availability or functionality of any hyperlink. Thus, the fact that a hyperlink ceases to work or directs the user to some other site does not affect the opinion of the Court. -2-

Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.

Why Is My Information Online?