JONES v. 1260 HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER THAT MR. JONES'S MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS 1 IS GRANTED. THE COMPLAINT IS DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM, PURSUANT TO 28 USC:1915(E)(2)(B)(ii), IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COURT'S MEMORA NDUM. MR. JONES IS GIVEN LEAVE TO FILE AN AMENDED COMPLAINT WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS OF THE DATE OF THIS ORDER IN THE EVENT THAT HE CAN STATE A PLAUSIBLE CLAIM THAT CURES THE DEFECTS NOTED IN THE COURT'S MEMORANDUM. ANY AMENDED COMPLAINT SHALL BE A COMPLETE DOCUMENT THAT IDENTIFIES ALL OF THE DEFENDANTS IN THE CAPTION IN ADDITION TO THE BODY, AND SHALL DESCRIBE IN DETAIL THE BASIS FOR MR. JONES'S CLAIMS AGAINST EACH DEFENDANT. UPON THE FILING OF AN AMENDED COMPLAINT, THE CLERK OF COURT SHALL NOT MAKE SERVICE UNTIL SO ORDERED BY THE COURT. SIGNED BY HONORABLE J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR ON 4/11/18. 4/12/18 ENTERED & COPY OF ORDER ALONG WITH 'CURRENT STANDARD PRO SE FORM' MAILED TO JONES. (fdc)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
IRVING COURTLEY JONES,
1260 HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
AND NOW, this 11th day of April, 2018, upon consideration of Mr. Jones’s Motion to
Proceed In Forma Pauperis (ECF No. 1) and his pro se Complaint (ECF No. 2), it is ORDERED
Leave to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED.
The Complaint is DISMISSED without prejudice for failure to state a claim,
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii), in accordance with the Court’s Memorandum.
Mr. Jones is given leave to file an amended complaint within thirty (30) days of
the date of this Order in the event that he can state a plausible claim that cures the defects noted
in the Court’s Memorandum. Any amended complaint shall be a complete document that
identifies all of the defendants in the caption in addition to the body, and shall describe in detail
the basis for Mr. Jones’s claims against each defendant.
Upon the filing of an amended
complaint, the Clerk of Court shall not make service until so ORDERED by the Court.
The Clerk of Court shall furnish Mr. Jones with a blank copy of this Court’s
current standard form to be used by a pro se litigant filing a civil action bearing the abovecaptioned civil action number.
If Mr. Jones fails to file an amended complaint, his case may be dismissed for
failure to prosecute without further notice.
BY THE COURT:
_/s/ J. William Ditter, Jr.
J. WILLIAM DITTER, JR., J.
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