'Memorandum And Order Severing Case. Signed By Judge J. Phil Gilbert On 2/11/2020. (jaj)'
'Complaint Against John Doe 3 Filed By Jerry B. Ezebuiroh.(jaj)'
'Motion For Leave To Proceed In Forma Pauperis By Jerry B. Ezebuiroh. (jaj)'
'Order: On 2/11/2020, This Case Was Severed From Ezebuiroh V Doe Et Al, Sdil Case No. 20-cv-135-jpg. Plaintiff Should Be Aware Of The Consequences Of Proceeding With This Action. First, The Court Will Screen The Action Pursuant To 28 U.s.c. 1915a, And Plaintiff Will Incur A Strike Within The Meaning Of Section 1915(g) If The Court Determines That The Action Is Frivolous Or Malicious, Fails To State A Claim On Which Relief May Be Granted, Or Seeks Monetary Relief Against A Defendant Who Is Immune From Such Relief. Second, Plaintiff Will Be Required To Pay An Additional $350.00 Filing Fee In This Case. Of Course, Plaintiff Can Also Opt Not To Proceed With This Action By Voluntarily Dismissing It, Thereby Avoiding The Risk Of A Strike And The Financial Burden Of An Additional Filing Fee. Plaintiff Should Carefully Consider These Points, Along With The Merits And Relative Importance Of This Lawsuit, In Deciding Whether To Proceed With It. Plaintiff Shall Have Until March 18, 2020 To Advise The Court In Writing Whether He Wishes To Proceed With This Lawsuit. If He Chooses To Go Forward, The Court Will Assess An Initial Partial Filing Fee (if Appropriate) And Screen The Complaint. On The Other Hand, If Plaintiff Opts To Voluntarily Dismiss The Case By The Deadline, He Will Not Have To Pay A Filing Fee, The Court Will Not Screen The Complaint, And The Case Will Be Dismissed Without Prejudice. Plaintiff Is Warned That If He Fails To Respond To This Order By The Deadline, He Will Be Obligated To Pay The Full Filing Fee And This Action Will Be Dismissed For Want Of Prosecution And/or For Failure To Comply With A Court Order. Signed By Judge J. Phil Gilbert On 2/12/2020. (jaj)this Text Entry Is An Order Of The Court. No Further Documentation Will Be Mailed.'
Case number 3:20-cv-00165-JPG was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois on Feb. 12.