Alexander, Ricky v. Dodge Correctional Institution
ORDER denying plaintiff's 22 , 23 Motion for Assistance in Recruiting Counsel. Signed by District Judge James D. Peterson on 1/19/2016. (jef),(ps)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN
RICKY N. ALEXANDER,
DODGE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION,
LIEUTENANT R. RASMUSSEN,
LIEUTENANT D. STRELOW, and
DCI COMPLAINT EXAMINER,
Pro se prisoner Ricky Alexander has filed a motion for assistance recruiting counsel. But this case is
closed, and so plaintiff’s filing appears to be a request to reopen this case. I screened plaintiff’s complaint
and concluded that it failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. Dkt. 10. I denied plaintiff’s
motion to amend his complaint, Dkt. 17, as well as his motion for reconsideration, Dkt. 21. Plaintiff has
not identified new grounds for revisiting these decisions. Thus, I will deny his motion for assistance
Plaintiff’s submissions also refer to needing “representation to appeal and object to the judge[’s]
December 22, 2015 decision.” Dkt. 22, at 2. But plaintiff has not filed a notice of appeal, which would be
the first step in seeking review of my decision. If plaintiff were to file a notice of appeal, he should direct
requests for appointment of appellate counsel to the court of appeals.
IT IS ORDERED that plaintiff Ricky Alexander’s motion for assistance in recruiting counsel, Dkt.
22 and Dkt. 23, is DENIED.
Entered January 19, 2016.
BY THE COURT:
JAMES D. PETERSON
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