No. 14, Docket 26931.

296 F.2d 283 (1961)

St. Clair E. MILLER, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Hyman PLEASURE, M.D., as Superintendent of Middletown State Hospital, Middletown, New York, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals Second Circuit.

Decided November 21, 1961.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

St. Clair E. Miller, plaintiff-appellant, pro se.

Louis J. Lefkowitz, Atty. Gen. of New York, Irving Galt, Asst. Sol. Gen., and John J. O'Grady, Asst. Atty. Gen., New York City, for defendant-appellee.

Before CLARK, HINCKS, and FRIENDLY, Circuit Judges.


This is an appeal from Judge Sugarman's order which allowed appellant to prosecute his pending action for false imprisonment in forma pauperis, but declined to assign counsel for his assistance. Appellant attempts to name the United States of America as appellee; while this has no bearing on the ultimate outcome of the appeal, we see no reason for this, as the government has never been cited as a party and has no apparent interest in the case. Of...

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