Black v. Superintendent of Lincoln Correctional Center

Filing 5

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER - Plaintiff's complaint (Filing 1 ) is stricken and this action is dismissed without prejudice. The clerk of the court is directed to close this case for statistical purposes. No separate judgment will be entered. Ordered by Senior Judge Richard G. Kopf. (Copy mailed to pro se party)(JAB)

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8:20-cv-00472-RGK-PRSE Doc # 5 Filed: 11/16/20 Page 1 of 1 - Page ID # 11 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA DENNIS BLACK, 8:20CV472 Plaintiff, MEMORANDUM AND ORDER vs. SUPERINTENDENT OF LINCOLN CORRECTIONAL CENTER, Defendant. This matter is before the court on its own motion. On November 11, 2020, the court entered an order directing Plaintiff within 30 days to pay the $400.00 filing fees or file a motion to proceed in forma pauperis. Plaintiff contacted the clerk of the court by telephone today to advise that the complaint, which was hand-delivered by some individual to the clerk’s office on November 9, 2020, is not an authorized filing. The handwritten complaint provides Plaintiff’s name and address, but is not otherwise signed. That being the case, IT IS ORDERED: 1. Plaintiff’s complaint (Filing 1) is stricken and this action is dismissed without prejudice. 2. The clerk of the court is directed to close this case for statistical purposes. No separate judgment will be entered. 3. The clerk of the court shall send a copy of this Memorandum and Order to Plaintiff at the address shown on the docket sheet. Dated this 16th day of November, 2020. BY THE COURT: Richard G. Kopf Senior United States District Judge

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