Moore v. Madison County Jail
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER - Plaintiff's Motion for Copies and Status (FilingNo. 27 ) is granted in part and denied in part as set forth inthis Memorandum and Order. The Clerk of the Court 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 with docket sheet)(AOA)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
MADISON COUNTY JAIL,
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This matter is before the Court on plaintiff’s Motion
for Copies and Status (Filing No. 27).
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.
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 of the Court to determine
the proper method of requesting and paying for copies.
Plaintiff’s request for copies will be denied.
To the extent plaintiff seeks an update on the status
of his case, the Court will grant his motion.
dismissed this matter and entered judgment against plaintiff on
October 15, 2012 (See Filing Nos. 25 and 26).
IT IS ORDERED:
Plaintiff’s Motion for Copies and Status (Filing
No. 27) is granted in part and denied in part as set forth in
this Memorandum and Order.
The Clerk of the Court is directed to send
plaintiff a copy of the docket sheet in this case.
DATED this 20th day of November, 2013.
BY THE COURT:
/s/ Lyle E. Strom
LYLE E. STROM, Senior Judge
United States District Court
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