Winters v. Baker et al
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)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
BEAUFORD WILMER WINTERS,
BAKER, Sgt., BALLUE, Cpl(s), )
SANDFORD, Sgt. (formerly Cpl.))
on behalf of the Tecumseh
Institution, and HERRERA,
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
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
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