Thomas v. Reece

Plaintiff: James Craig Thomas
Defendant: Mike Reece
 
Case Number: 2:2013cv00104
Filed: April 17, 2013
 
Court: Tennessee Eastern District Court
Office: Greeneville Office
County: Johnson
Presiding Judge: J Ronnie Greer
Referring Judge: Dennis H Inman
 
Nature of Suit: Prisoner Petitions (Prison Condition)
Cause of Action: 42:1983 Prisoner Civil Rights
Jury Demanded By: None

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May 17, 2013 4 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: Directing Monthly Payments be made from Prison Account of James Craig Thomas. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED, (Doc. 3), and he is ASSESSED the civil filing fee of three h undred and fifty dollars ($350). The Clerk is DIRECTED to send a copy of plaintiffs application, the deficiency order, and this order to Johnson County Sheriff Mike Reece. Sheriff Reece SHALL provide to the Court, within twenty (20) days of the date on this order, either: 1) a certified copy of plaintiffs inmate trust account statement or 2) a statement, signed by an authorized person, evidencing that the Johnson County jail does not maintain prisoner trust accounts. Accordingly, the Clerk is DIRECTED to send plaintiff a service packet. (The packet contains a blank summons and USM 285 form.) Plaintiff is ORDERED to complete the service packet and to return it to the Clerk's office within twenty (20) days of the date on this Order. Plaintiff is forewarned that his failure to return the completed service packets within the time required could jeopardize his prosecution of this action. When the completed service packet is received by the Clerk, the summons will be signed and sea led by the Clerk and forwarded to the U.S. Marshal for service upon defendant Sheriff. Defendant is ORDERED to respond to the complaint in the manner and within the time required by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Signed by District Judge J Ronnie Greer on 5/17/2013. (c/m to pro se plaintiff along with USM 285 form and summons)(c/m to Sheriff Mike Reece)(RLC, )
September 13, 2013 5 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM: From plaintiff's inaction in this matter, the Court concludes that he no longer wishes to pursue this litigation and, therefore, will DISMISS this case by a separate order for his failure to prosecute and to comply with the orders of the Court. Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b). Lastly, the Court FINDS that any appeal from this decision would not be taken in good faith and, accordingly, will also DENY plaintiff leave to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal. Signed by District Judge J Ronnie Greer on 9/13/2013. (C/M TO PRO SE PLAINTIFF) (RLC, )

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