WITHERSPOON v. ESSEX HOUSE
OPINION. Signed by Judge Stanley R. Chesler on 11/6/2014. (ld, )
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
Civil Action No. 14-6831 (SRC)
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 states as his “cause of action” the following: “Bias: Prejudice.” No
factual allegations are made, and no information concerning the basis for the Court’s jurisdiction
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: November 6, 2014
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