Huff v. Pearson et al

Filing 17

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by District Judge Robert E. Payne on 10/17/2016. Copy mailed to Pro Se Plaintiff. (jsmi, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Richmond Division CARL LEE HUFF, JR., Plaintiff, V. Civil Action No. EDDIE PEARSON, ^ 3;15CV661 al♦, Defendants. MEMORANDUM OPINION Carl Lee Huff, Jr., a Virginia inmate proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis, filed this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action. to state a viable claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, In order a plaintiff must allege that a person acting under color of state law deprived him or her of a constitutional right or of a right conferred by a law of the United States. Dowe v. Total Action Against Poverty in Roanoke Valley, 145 F.3d 653, (citing 42 U.S.C. § 1983) . In his current Complaint, Huff does not identify the particular 658 constitutional violated by the defendants' conduct. (4th Cir. right 1998) that was Accordingly, by Memorandum Order entered on September 16, 2016, the Court directed Huff to submit a particularized complaint within fourteen the date of entry thereof. The Court (14) warned Huff days of that the failure to submit the particularized complaint would result in the dismissal of the action. More of the submit than fourteen September a September 16, 2016 particularized 16, 2016 (14) days have elapsed since Memorandum Order. complaint Memorandum or Huff otherwise Order. the entry failed respond to to the Accordingly, the action copy Memorandum will be dismissed without prejudice. The Clerk is directed to send a of this Opinion to Huff. Rob tE P ne'"' Date: Richmond, Virginia Senior United States District Judge

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