IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 27, 2007
HAROLD J. BECK, PLAINTIFF
MONROE COUNTY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY ET AL., DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Christopher C. Conner United States District Judge
AND NOW, this 27th day of March, 2007, upon consideration of plaintiff's motions for appointment of counsel (Docs. 17, 21), and it appearing that, at this early stage in the proceeding, plaintiff is capable of properly and forcefully prosecuting his excessive force and denial of medical care claims, and that resolution of the facial merit of plaintiff's claims neither implicates complex legal or factual issues, nor requires factual investigation or the testimony of expert witnesses, see Montgomery v. Pinchak, 294 F. 3d 492, 499 (3d Cir. 2002) see Tabron v. Grace, 6 F.3d 147, 155-57 (3d Cir. 1993) (listing factors relevant to request for counsel), it is hereby ORDERED that the motions (Docs. 17, 21) are DENIED. If further proceedings demonstrate the need for counsel, the matter will be reconsidered either sua sponte or upon motion of plaintiff. See id.
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