WITHERSPOON v. GERMAN

Filing 2

OPINION. Signed by Judge Stanley R. Chesler on 10/28/2014. (ld, )

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY DESMOND WITHERSPOON, Plaintiff, v. STEPHANIE GERMAN, Defendant. : : : : : : : : : : : Civil Action No. 14-6571 (SRC) OPINION CHESLER, District Judge This matter comes before the Court on the application filed by Plaintiff Desmond Witherspoon to proceed in forma pauperis without fees under 28 U.S.C. § 1915. The Court finds that Plaintiff qualifies for in forma pauperis status, yet his Complaint will be dismissed. The Court must examine Plaintiff’s claim and dismiss it if frivolous or legally insufficient. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2). Here, Plaintiff seeks $35,000 for “Public Humiliation: Pain & Suffering: False Police Report.” No further information is provided. As such, Plaintiff has failed to state a basis for federal subject matter jurisdiction, and he has failed to state a facially plausible claim for relief. For the reasons provided in the Opinion for Civil Action No. 14-6296, Plaintiff is on notice that he may be sanctioned if he continues to file unsubstantiated and repetitive lawsuits. An appropriate Order will be filed. s/Stanley R. Chesler STANLEY R. CHESLER United States District Judge Dated: October 28, 2014

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