Massey v. Suffolk County Riverhead Jail et al

Plaintiff: Obataiye Massey
Defendant: Office of the Sheriff, Suffolk County Commissary and Suffolk County Riverhead Jail
Case Number: 2:2018cv01469
Filed: March 8, 2018
Court: New York Eastern District Court
Office: Central Islip Office
Referring Judge: Steven I. Locke
Presiding Judge: Joanna Seybert
Nature of Suit: Prisoner: Civil Rights
Cause of Action: 42:1983 Prisoner Civil Rights
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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June 6, 2018 11 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM & ORDER granting 6 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis; denying 8 Motion to Appoint Counsel; denying 10 Motion to Appoint Counsel; For the reasons set forth above, Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma paup eris is GRANTED, (Docket Entry 6), however the Complaint is sua sponte DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE for failure to state a claim pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii), 1915A(b)(1). Given the dismissal, Plaintiff's applications for the appointment of pro bono counsel to represent him in this case are DENIED as they are now moot, (Docket Entries 8 and 10). The Court certifies pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3) that any appeal from this Order would not be taken in good faith an d therefore in forma pauperis status is DENIED for the purpose of any appeal. The Clerk of the Court is further directed to mail a copy of this Memorandum and Order to the pro se Plaintiff and to mark this case CLOSED. So Ordered by Judge Joanna Seybert on 6/6/2018. C/M (Valle, Christine)

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