THE NATION OF ISLAM et al v. PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS et al

Plaintiff: THE NATION OF ISLAM, MUHAMMAD'S TEMPLE OF ISLAM and KERRY X [MARSHALL]
Defendant: BERNEDETTE MASON, DORINA VARNER, PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, JEFFREY A. BEARD, JOHN DOE #1, ULLI KLEMM, jOHN DOE #2, #3 AND #4, JOHN KERESTES, J. MACKNIGHT, JOHN DOE #5, JOHN DOE #6, JOHN DOE #7 and JOHN DOE #8
Case Number: 2:2012cv00082
Filed: January 24, 2012
Court: Pennsylvania Western District Court
Office: Pittsburgh Office
County: Fayette
Presiding Judge: Cathy Bissoon
Referring Judge: Maureen P. Kelly
Nature of Suit: Prison Condition
Cause of Action: 42:1983
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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February 17, 2012 6 Opinion or Order of the Court IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff's 1 motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is provisionally GRANTED. Calculation of the initial payment, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b), is deferred to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff's putative class action claims are DISMISSED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that putative Plaintiffs James Jihad Butler, Shawn Mustafa Saunders, James Shakoor Townsend, and Melvin A li Lindsey are DISMISSED, WITHOUT PREJUDICE to joining this case by filing pleadings with the Middle District of Pennsylvania which comport with the applicable Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff's 4 motion to appoint counsel is DENIED, WITHOUT PREJUDICE to Plaintiff refiling such a motion in the Middle District of Pennsylvania. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff's 5 motion for class certification is DENIED, WITHOUT PREJUDICE to Plaintiff refi ling such a motion in the Middle District of Pennsylvania. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the magistrate judge's 2 report and recommendation is adopted as the opinion of the Court with respect to this issue. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court is directed to transfer, forthwith, this case to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 2/17/2012. A copy of this order was mailed to Plaintiff at his address of record. (dad)

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Plaintiff: THE NATION OF ISLAM
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Plaintiff: KERRY X [MARSHALL]
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