IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
August 10, 2006
VERNAL ALSTON, PLAINTIFF
PENNSYLVANIA BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE, DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
ORDER AND NOW, this 10th day of August, 2006, upon consideration of plaintiff's first motion (Doc. 8) for leave to amend his complaint, and it appearing that no responsive pleading has been served*fn1 , it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The motion (Doc. 8) for leave to amend is GRANTED.
a. The Clerk of Court is directed to send to plaintiff via first class mail a copy of the form to be used by a prisoner in filing a civil rights complaint.
b. Plaintiff shall utilize the form complaint and file on or before August 25, 2005, an amended complaint in accordance with the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. See FED. R. CIV. P. 8, 20.
c. The amended complaint shall carry the same civil docket number presently assigned to this matter.
d. The amended complaint shall be a short, plain, and concise statement of the claim and, shall be a new pleading which stands by itself as an adequate complaint without reference to the complaint already filed. Fed.R.Civ.P. 8(e)(1).
2. Plaintiff's motion to proceed in forma pauperis (Doc. 4) is DENIED.*fn2
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge