RICHES v. INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE et al Featured Case

Plaintiff Jonathan Lee Riches (a/k/a Marathon Jon) sued the international Olympic Committee, U.S. Olympic Committee, 2008 Beijing Olympics, The Special Olympics, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, and Lance Armstrong d/b/a Tour de France Cycling Champion. Plaintiff claims that he is a four-time Mr. Olympia and is residing in a concentration camp at FCI Williamsburg in South Carolina. He alleges that he ran a 3.38 minute mile around the FCI Williamsburg rec yard and sent his results and urine sample to defendants, but is being discriminated against and is being denied entry to the 2008 Olympics. Plaintiff further alleges that he ran 26.2 miles in 1 hour 58 minutes , but the defendants won't allow him to join the Olympics because he is White. Plaintiff also alleges that defendants forbade him from racing at Churchill Downs and sent Tonya Harding to break his knee caps.

Plaintiff: JONATHAN LEE RICHES
Defendant: INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE, U.S. OLYMPIC COMMITTEE, 2008 BEIJING OLYMPICS, THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS and LANCE ARMSTRONG
Case Number: 2:2007cv01237
Filed: September 13, 2007
Court: US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Office: Pittsburgh Office
County: XX US, Outside State
Presiding Judge: Francis X. Caiazza
Nature of Suit: Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities - Other
Cause of Action: 42:12101 The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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October 10, 2007 Opinion or Order Filing 3
ORDER, The Plaintiff shall show good cause on or before October 25, 2007 why this case should not be dismissed for failure to comply with this courts order dated September 14, 2007 2 which stated that: IF YOU WISH TO PROCEED WITH THIS CIVIL RIGHTS ACTION, YOU MUST INCLUDE $350.00 FOR FILING FEE OR MOVE TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND PROVIDE A CERTIFIED ACCOUNTING STATEMENT SIGNED BY THE RECORDS OFFICER AT THE PRISON BY OCTOBER 1, 2007. Signed by Judge Francis X. Caiazza on 10/10/07. (jhi) Modified on 10/12/2007 to correct typo (ksa).
September 14, 2007 Opinion or Order Filing 2
ORDER TO PLAINTIFF: IF YOU WISH TO PROCEED WITH THIS CIVIL RIGHTS ACTION, YOU MUST INCLUDE $350.00 FOR FILING FEE OR MOVE TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND PROVIDE A CERTIFIED ACCOUNTING STATEMENT SIGNED BY THE RECORDS OFFICER AT THE PRISON BY OCTOBER 1, 2007. Signed by Judge Francis X. Caiazza on 9/14/07. (jhi)
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Plaintiff: JONATHAN LEE RICHES
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