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U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois: Actions Taken on July 1

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By The Madison County Record | Jul 10, 2019


The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois reported the following activity on July 1 in the suits below:

In Michael Smith against C. Meyer, E. Carter, Frank Lawrence, J. Engelage, Jason N. Hartis, Joshua A. Schoenbeck, N. Sanders, P. Haithcock-Dukes and Reviewing Officer:

'Complaint Against All Defendants Filed By Michael Smith.(jaj)'

'Exhibits To Complaint By Michael Smith Related Document: 1 Complaint Filed By Michael Smith.(jaj)'

'Motion For Leave To Proceed In Forma Pauperis By Michael Smith. (jaj)'

'Motion For Recruitment Of Counsel By Michael Smith. (jaj)'

'Notice And Order: The Court Has Received Your Complaint And Your Motion To Proceed Without Prepayment Of The Filing Fee. Your Case Number Is 19-713-njr. The Following Is Some Information You Should Know Regarding The Initial Stages Of Your Lawsuit. After Your Filing Fee Status Is Determined, The Court Will Review Your Complaint To Identify Legally Sufficient Claims And Defendants And Dismiss Any Legally Insufficient Claims. See: 28 U.s.c. Sec. 1915a. The Court Will Conduct This Review Within The Next 60 Days And Inform You Of The Findings In A Merit Review Order. No Other Action Will Be Taken In Your Case During This Time, Absent Extraordinary Circumstances. Therefore, You Do Not Need To Submit Any Evidence, Argument, Motions, Or Other Documents. If You Filed A Motion For Recruitment Of Counsel Along With Your Complaint, It Will Not Be Considered Until The Merit Review Is Complete. Please Note That Any Motion For Recruitment Of Counsel Must Include Evidence Of Your Own Efforts To Find Counsel, Such As A List Of The Attorneys You Contacted And Copies Of Letters You Sent Or Received. See Pruitt V. Mote, 503 F.3d 647, 654-55 (7th Cir. 2007). If You Do Not Receive A Merit Review Order Within The Next 60 Days, You May File A Motion Requesting The Status Of Your Case. In The Event Your Claim(s) Survive The Merit Review, Further Information And Instruction Will Be Provided To You At That Time. In Addition, Several Administrative Matters Warrant Mention. Any Communication Directed To The Court Should Be In The Form Of A Motion Or Other Pleading And Not A Letter. All Mail Should Be Sent To: Clerk's Office, U.s. District Court, 750 Missouri Avenue, East St. Louis, Il 62201. A Copy Of The Notice And Consent To Proceed Before A Magistrate Judge Form Is Attached To This Order. Finally, You Are Advised That If Your Address Changes, You Must Notify The Court Within Seven Days Of The Change By Filing A Notice Of Change Of Address. Failure To Do So Could Result In The Dismissal Of Your Case. Signed By Chief Judge Nancy J. Rosenstengel On 7/1/2019. (jaj)'

Case number 3:19-cv-00713-NJR was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

In Charles Miles against C/O Rue, Dr. Shah and Nurse Kate:

'Notice And Order: The Court Has Received Your Complaint And Your Motion To Proceed Without Prepayment Of The Filing Fee. Your Case Number Is 19-cv-709-smy. The Following Is Some Information You Should Know Regarding The Initial Stages Of Your Lawsuit. After Your Filing Fee Status Is Determined, The Court Will Review Your Complaint To Identify Legally Sufficient Claims And Defendants And Dismiss Any Legally Insufficient Claims. See: 28 U.s.c. Sec. 1915a. The Court Will Conduct This Review Within The Next 60 Days And Inform You Of The Findings In A Merit Review Order. No Other Action Will Be Taken In Your Case During This Time, Absent Extraordinary Circumstances. Therefore, You Do Not Need To Submit Any Evidence, Argument, Motions, Or Other Documents. If You Filed A Motion For Recruitment Of Counsel Along With Your Complaint, It Will Not Be Considered Until The Merit Review Is Complete. Please Note That Any Motion For Recruitment Of Counsel Must Include Evidence Of Your Own Efforts To Find Counsel, Such As A List Of The Attorneys You Contacted And Copies Of Letters You Sent Or Received. See Pruitt V. Mote, 503 F.3d 647, 654-55 (7th Cir. 2007). If You Do Not Receive A Merit Review Order Within The Next 60 Days, You May File A Motion Requesting The Status Of Your Case. In The Event Your Claim(s) Survive The Merit Review, Further Information And Instruction Will Be Provided To You At That Time. In Addition, Several Administrative Matters Warrant Mention. Any Communication Directed To The Court Should Be In The Form Of A Motion Or Other Pleading And Not A Letter. All Mail Should Be Sent To: Clerk's Office, U.s. District Court, 750 Missouri Avenue, East St. Louis, Il 62201. A Copy Of The Notice And Consent To Proceed Before A Magistrate Judge Form Is Attached To This Order. Finally, You Are Advised That If Your Address Changes, You Must Notify The Court Within Seven Days Of The Change By Filing A Notice Of Change Of Address. Failure To Do So Could Result In The Dismissal Of Your Case. Signed By Judge Staci M. Yandle On 7/1/2019. (jsm2)'

'Notice Of Modification Re 5 Case Transferred In-district Transfer. Docket Entry Modified To Show Correct Filing Date Of 6/28/2019. (jsm2) This Text Entry Is An Order Of The Court. No Further Documentation Will Be Mailed.'

'Order: Plaintiff Has Filed A Motion For Leave To Proceed In Forma Pauperis ("ifp") In This Case (see Doc. 2 ), But Has Failed To Provide The Necessary Prisoner Trust Fund Account Information As Required By The Plra To Determine Whether The Inmate Is Entitled To Proceed Without Prepaying Fees And Costs. Pursuant To 28 U.s.c. Section 1915(b)(1), The Court Must Review The Prisoner Trust Fund Account Statement For The 6 Month Period Immediately Preceding The Filing Of This Action. It Is Therefore Ordered That Plaintiff Shall Provide The Clerk Of Court With The Attached Certification Completed By The Trust Fund Officer At The Facility And A Copy Of His/her Trust Fund Account Statement (or Institutional Equivalent) For The Period 12/1/2018 To 6/27/2019 No Later Than 45 Days From The Date Of This Order. Failure To Do So Will Result In Dismissal Of This Action For Failure To Comply With An Order Of This Court. Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b). See Generally Ladien V. Astrachan, 128 F.3d 1051 (7th Cir. 1997); Johnson V. Kamminga, 34 F.3d 466 (7th Cir. 1994). The Clerk Is Directed To Mail A Copy Of This Order And The Certification Form To The Trust Fund Officer At Danville Correctional Center. (trust Fund Statement Due On Or Before 8/15/2019). Signed By Judge Staci M. Yandle On 7/1/2019. (tjk)'

Case number 3:19-cv-00709-SMY was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

In Brandon Michael Leek against Asa Busby, Bart Hileman, Jeffrey Stroehlein, Robert McGee, Roscoe Bridges, Tyler R. Edmonds and Union County Illinois:

'Complaint Against All Defendants Filed By Brandon Michael Leek.(jaj)'

'Motion For Leave To Proceed In Forma Pauperis By Brandon Michael Leek. (jaj)'

'Motion For Recruitment Of Counsel By Brandon Michael Leek. (jaj)'

'Notice And Order: The Court Has Received Your Complaint And Your Motion To Proceed Without Prepayment Of The Filing Fee. Your Case Number Is 19-711-smy. The Following Is Some Information You Should Know Regarding The Initial Stages Of Your Lawsuit. After Your Filing Fee Status Is Determined, The Court Will Review Your Complaint To Identify Legally Sufficient Claims And Defendants And Dismiss Any Legally Insufficient Claims. See: 28 U.s.c. Sec. 1915a. The Court Will Conduct This Review Within The Next 60 Days And Inform You Of The Findings In A Merit Review Order. No Other Action Will Be Taken In Your Case During This Time, Absent Extraordinary Circumstances. Therefore, You Do Not Need To Submit Any Evidence, Argument, Motions, Or Other Documents. If You Filed A Motion For Recruitment Of Counsel Along With Your Complaint, It Will Not Be Considered Until The Merit Review Is Complete. Please Note That Any Motion For Recruitment Of Counsel Must Include Evidence Of Your Own Efforts To Find Counsel, Such As A List Of The Attorneys You Contacted And Copies Of Letters You Sent Or Received. See Pruitt V. Mote, 503 F.3d 647, 654-55 (7th Cir. 2007). If You Do Not Receive A Merit Review Order Within The Next 60 Days, You May File A Motion Requesting The Status Of Your Case. In The Event Your Claim(s) Survive The Merit Review, Further Information And Instruction Will Be Provided To You At That Time. In Addition, Several Administrative Matters Warrant Mention. Any Communication Directed To The Court Should Be In The Form Of A Motion Or Other Pleading And Not A Letter. All Mail Should Be Sent To: Clerk's Office, U.s. District Court, 750 Missouri Avenue, East St. Louis, Il 62201. A Copy Of The Notice And Consent To Proceed Before A Magistrate Judge Form Is Attached To This Order. Finally, You Are Advised That If Your Address Changes, You Must Notify The Court Within Seven Days Of The Change By Filing A Notice Of Change Of Address. Failure To Do So Could Result In The Dismissal Of Your Case. Signed By Judge Staci M. Yandle On 7/1/2019. (jaj)'

Case number 3:19-cv-00711-SMY was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

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