Williams v. Morgan County Correctional Facility (JTS)

Filing 7

MEMORANDUM AND OPINION as set forth in following order. Signed by Chief District Judge Thomas A Varlan on 12/8/17. (c/m to Coy Williams)(ABF)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE COY WILLIAMS, Plaintiff, v. MORGAN COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, and TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION, Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No.: 3:17-CV-172-TAV-CCS MEMORANDUM OPINION This pro se prisoner’s civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 was filed on April 28, 2017 [Doc. 5]. On October 25, 2017, the Court entered a Memorandum and Order, screening the complaint to determine whether, inter alia, the pleading failed to state a claim which would entitle Plaintiff to relief under § 1983 [Doc. 6]. The Court found that the complaint, as pled, failed to state a claim, but that it might state a claim if Plaintiff amended certain allegations [Id.]. Thus, the Court allowed Plaintiff thirty days from that date to amend those allegations [Id.]. More than thirty days have passed, and Plaintiff has failed to amend his complaint or otherwise respond to the Court’s order. Therefore, this case will be DISMISSED for failure to state a claim for relief, 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2), and for Plaintiff’s failure to prosecute and to comply with the orders of this Court, Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b). AN APPROPRIATE ORDER WILL ENTER. s/ Thomas A. Varlan CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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