PRASAD v. CHESTERFIELD VILLAGE APTS.

Civil Action No. 3:16CV898.

SUNDARI KARMA PRASAD, Plaintiff, v. CHESTERFIELD VILLAGE APTS., et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, E.D. Virginia, Richmond Division.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Cause: 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Prisoner Civil Rights
Nature of Suit: 550 Prisoner: Civil Rights
Source: PACER


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Sundari Karma Prasad, Plaintiff, Pro Se.


MEMORANDUM OPINION

M. HANNAH LAUCK, District Judge.

Plaintiff, a Virginia in mate proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis, filed this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action. In order to state a viable claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, a plaintiff must allege that a person acting under color of state law deprived him or her of a constitutional right or of a right conferred by a law of the United States. See Dowe v. Total Action Against Poverty in Roanoke Valley, 145 F.3d 653, 658 (4th Cir. 1998) (citing 42 U.S.C. § 1983). In her current Complaint, Plaintiff does not identify the particular constitutional right that was violated by the defendants' conduct. Plaintiffs current allegations also fail to provide each defendant with fair notice of the facts and legal basis upon which his or her liability rests. See Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544, 555 (2007) (quoting Conley v. Gibson, 355 U.S. 41, 47 (1957)). In addition, Plaintiffs Complaint also fails to comply with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 8(a).

Accordingly, by Memorandum Order entered on May 11, 2017, the Court directed Plaintiff to submit a particularized complaint within fourteen (14) days of the date of entry thereof. The Court warned Plaintiff that the failure to submit the particularized complaint would result in the dismissal of the action.

More than fourteen (14) days have elapsed since the entry of the May 11, 2017 Memorandum Order. Plaintiff failed to submit a particularized complaint or otherwise respond to the May 11, 2017 Memorandum Order. Accordingly, the action will be DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE.

An appropriate order will accompany this Memorandum Opinion.


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