Nos. 19-1082 19-1084.

996 F.3d 420 (2021)

Mario REYES, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Robert FISHEL, et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided April 29, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Justin Schwartz , Attorney, Law Office of Justin Schwartz, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Mario Reyes, Pro Se.

Jonathan Joseph Sheffield, Jr. , Attorney, Office of the Attorney General, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee Robert Fishel, Brett Hendricks, Jeff Settles, Illinois Department of Corrections.

Julie Ann Teuscher , Attorney, Alex C. Wimmer , Attorney, Cassiday Schade LLP, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee Monique Wierschem.

Before Kanne, Brennan, and Scudder, Circuit Judges.

Under the Prison Litigation Reform Act ("PLRA"), prisoners filing petitions to proceed in a suit in forma pauperis ("IFP") can't deliberately misrepresent their financial status. If a prisoner does so, the case must be dismissed.

Mario Reyes, a prisoner in the Illinois Department of Corrections, filed a §...

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