IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
February 2, 2007
LYNNE LAMAR THOMPSON, PLAINTIFF,
ATTORNEY RICHARD KLEIN, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Arthur J. Schwab
Magistrate Judge Caiazza
Lynne Lamar Thompson's civil rights complaint was received on October 12, 2006, and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Francis X. Caiazza for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), and Rules 72.1.3 and 72.1.4 of the Local Rules for Magistrates.
The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, filed on January 10, 2007, recommended that Plaintiff's Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (Doc. 1) be denied, and that the complaint be dismissed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §1915(g) for failure to pay the filing fee, without prejudice to Plaintiff Thompson's right to reopen the case within 60 days upon payment of the filing fee. Plaintiff filed objections on January 31, 2007.
After de novo review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 2nd day of February, 2007,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff's Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (Doc. 1) is DENIED, and this case is DISMISSED for failure to pay the filing fee. The Clerk is directed to mark this case CLOSED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff may reopen this case within 60 days upon full payment of the filing fee. The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Caiazza, (Doc. 7), dated January 10, 2007, is adopted as the opinion of the court.
Arthur J. Schwab U.S. District Court Judge
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