Rutland v. State of South Carolinas et al
ORDER DISMISSING CASE without prejudice pursuant to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Further, the Clerk of Court is directed to terminate any pending motions as moot. Signed by Honorable Timothy M Cain on 6/6/2012. (mcot, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Walter Quinn Rutland, #223072,
State of South Carolinas;
Department of Corrections; William R.
Byars Jr., Director; Candi L. Cannon,
Classification Chief for SCDC,
C/A No. 5:12-1110-TMC
Petitioner is an inmate at the Trenton Correctional Institution in Trenton, SC. Proceeding pro
se, he filed a petition seeking habeas corpus relief pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. By Order dated May
9, 2012, Petitioner was given an opportunity to provide the necessary information and paperwork to
bring the case into proper form for evaluation and possible service of process. Petitioner was warned
that failure to provide the necessary information within the timetable set in the Order would subject
the case to dismissal. Petitioner did not respond to the order and the time for response has lapsed.
Petitioner has failed to prosecute this case and has failed to comply with an order of this Court. The
case is dismissed without prejudice pursuant to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. See
Link v. Wabash R.R. Co., 370 U.S. 626 (1962). Further, the Clerk of Court is directed to terminate
any pending motions as moot.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
June 6, 2012
Greenville, South Carolina
s/Timothy M. Cain
Timothy M. Cain
United States District Judge
NOTICE OF RIGHT TO APPEAL
The parties are hereby notified of the right to appeal this Order within the time period set forth
under Rules 3 and 4 of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure.
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