UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
July 14, 2011
JAMES L. ROUDABUSH, PLAINTIFF,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Susan D. Wigenton United States District Judge
The Court having considered Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis and file the complaint without prepayment of fees pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915; and the Court having screened the complaint to determine whether dismissal is warranted pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2);
It is on this 14th day of July, 2011;
ORDERED that Plaintiff may proceed in forma pauperis without prepayment of the $350.00 filing fee pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a); and it is further
ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court is directed to file the complaint in the above-captioned action; and it is further
ORDERED that all claims against the United States of America, the Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Senator Frank Lautenberg, Governor Christie, John Keesler, Esq., Andrew McDonnell,Esq., Commonwealth Attorney W. Neely, Esq., the Honorable Haas, J.S.C. and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey shall be dismissed in their entirety; and it is further
ORDERED that Plaintiff's due process claim, interference with the mail claim and retaliation claim shall be allowed to proceed at this time; and it is further
ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court shall issue summons, and the United States Marshal shall serve a copy of the complaint, summons, and this order upon Defendants pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(d), with all costs of service advanced by the United States; and it is further
ORDERED that Defendants shall file and serve a responsive pleading within the time specified in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12, pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1997e(g)(2); and it is further
ORDERED that all other claims are dismissed, without prejudice, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii); and it is further
ORDERED that, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(1) and § 4(a) of Appendix H of the Local Civil Rules, the Clerk shall notify Plaintiff of the opportunity to apply in writing to the assigned judge for the appointment of pro bono counsel in accordance with the factors set forth in Tabron v. Grace, 6 F.3d 147 (3d Cir. 1993), cert. denied, 510 U.S. 1196 (1994), which sets forth the requirements for eligibility for appointment of pro bono counsel. Plaintiff is advised that such appointment is not automatic; and it is further
ORDERED that the Clerk shall enclose with such notice a copy of Appendix H and a form Application for Appointment of Pro Bono Counsel; and it is further
ORDERED that, if at any time Plaintiff seeks the appointment of pro bono counsel, pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 5(a) and (d), plaintiff shall (1) serve a copy of the Application for Appointment of Pro Bono Counsel by regular mail upon each party at his last known address, or, if the party is represented in this action by an attorney, upon the party's attorney at the attorney's address, and (2) file a Certificate of Service with the Application for Pro Bono Counsel; and it is further
ORDERED that Plaintiff is assessed a filing fee of $350.00 which shall be deducted from Plaintiff's institutional account pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2) in the manner set forth below, regardless of the outcome of the litigation; and it is further
ORDERED that, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2), until the $350.00 fee is paid, each month that the amount in Plaintiff's prison account exceeds $10.00, the agency having custody of Plaintiff shall assess, deduct from his institutional account, and forward to the Clerk payments equal to 20% of the preceding month's income credited to Plaintiff's institutional account, with each payment referencing the civil docket number of this action.
Susan D. Wigenton
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