IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
January 11, 2006
RONALD D. SMITH, PLAINTIFF
HENRY J. SADOWSKI, ET AL., DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
AND NOW, this 11th day of January 2006, upon consideration of defendants' notice to the court (Doc. 7-1) indicating that plaintiff has failed to comply with L.R. 83.18 in that he has not kept the court informed of his current address*fn1 , and it appearing that plaintiff was advised of the necessity of promptly notifying the court of any changes of his current address via the court's standing practice order (Doc. 2, p. 3, 4)*fn2 , and it further appearing that although the court confirmed that plaintiff was released on parole*fn3 , because of the court's inability to communicate with plaintiff, the court has no choice but to conclude that plaintiff has abandoned the lawsuit, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The plaintiff is DEEMED to have ABANDONED the lawsuit.
2. The Clerk of Court shall TERMINATE defendants' motion to dismiss (Doc. 8).
3. The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this case.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge