Smiley v. The State of Tennessee et al
Plaintiff: Bruce A Smiley
Defendant: The State of Tennessee, Tennessee Rehabiliative Initiatives in Correction, Veit Spero, Lisa Allen, Daniel Mercer, David Baker, Tennessee Department of Correction, Michael Miller, Jeff Hunt, Ryan Snelling, Steve Coleman, Tennessee Department of Labor and Work Force Development Division of Occupational Safety and Health, Kevin Duke, Shaw Industries Group, Inc., Scott Jones, Tim Farner, Keith Harmon and Darrin Edwards
Case Number: 1:2016cv00469
Filed: November 22, 2016
Court: US District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee
Office: Chattanooga Office
County: Bledsoe
Presiding Judge: Susan K Lee
Presiding Judge: Harry S Mattice
Nature of Suit: Prison Condition
Cause of Action: 42:1983
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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September 8, 2017 Opinion or Order Filing 5 MEMORANDUM AND OPINION: The Clerk is DIRECTED to send a copy of this Memorandum to the Warden of Bledsoe County Correctional Complex to ensure that the custodian of plaintiff's trust account complies with that portion of the Pr ison Litigation Reform Act relating to payment of the filing fee. The Clerk is DIRECTED to forward a copy of this Memorandum to the Court's financial deputy. The Courtfinds his claims to be frivolous under 28 U.S.C. §§ 1915(e) and 19 15A. Plaintiffs request toproceed in forma pauperis [Doc. 1] will be GRANTED. His complaint [Doc. 2] and request forcounsel [Doc. 3] will be DENIED; the action [E.D. Tenn. Case No. 1:16-CV-469-HSM-SKL] willbe DISMISSED sua sponte for failure to state a viable claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.Finally, the Court CERTIFIES that any appeal from this action would not be taken in good faith and would be totally frivolous. See Rule 24 of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure.AN APPROPRIATE JUDGMENT ORDER WILL ENTER. Signed by District Judge Harry S Mattice, Jr on 9/8/2017. (DJH, )
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Plaintiff: Bruce A Smiley
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Defendant: The State of Tennessee
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Defendant: Tennessee Rehabiliative Initiatives in Correction
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Defendant: Veit Spero
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Defendant: Michael Miller
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Defendant: Jeff Hunt
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Defendant: Ryan Snelling
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Defendant: Steve Coleman
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Defendant: Tennessee Department of Labor and Work Force Development Division of Occupational Safety and Health
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Defendant: Kevin Duke
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Defendant: Shaw Industries Group, Inc.
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Defendant: Scott Jones
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Defendant: Tim Farner
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Defendant: Keith Harmon
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Defendant: Darrin Edwards
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