Roane County Jail

Full title: AMBER J. LAWS #403440, Plaintiff, v. ROANE COUNTY JAIL, Defendant. AMBER…

Court: United States District Court, E.D. Tennessee, at Knoxville

Date published: Apr 6, 2011

Facts

The Court receives two civil rights complaints under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 filed by a pro se prisoner and two applications to proceed in forma pauperis. It appears from the applications that the plaintiff lacks sufficient financial resources to pay the $350.00 filing fee. Accordingly, under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(4), the Clerk is DIRECTED to file these actions without the prepayment of costs or fees or security therefore as of the dates the complaints were received

Issue

Decision

The Clerk is DIRECTED to send a copy of this Memorandum and Order to the Warden of the Tennessee Prison for Women, the Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Correction, and the Attorney General for the State of Tennessee to ensure that the custodian of the plaintiff’s inmate trust account complies with that portion of the Prison Litigation Reform Act relating to payment of the filing fee. The clerk is further directed to forward a copy of this memorandum and order to the court’s financial deputy.

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