234 F.3d 1267 (6th Cir. 2000), 00-5065, Clarkson v. Powers

Docket Nº:00-5065.
Citation:234 F.3d 1267
Party Name:Gary CLARKSON, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. James POWERS; Jeanine Russell; Stella Angland; Michael Roberts; Jack Morgan; Wayne Brandon; Ray Pittman; Donal Campbell; James Rose, Defendants-Appellees.
Case Date:November 02, 2000
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
 
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234 F.3d 1267 (6th Cir. 2000)

Gary CLARKSON, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

James POWERS; Jeanine Russell; Stella Angland; Michael Roberts; Jack Morgan; Wayne Brandon; Ray Pittman; Donal Campbell; James Rose, Defendants-Appellees.

No. 00-5065.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

November 2, 2000

Editorial Note:

This opinion appears in the Federal reporter in a table titled "Table of Decisions Without Reported Opinions". (See FI CTA6 Rule 28 and FI CTA6 IOP 206 regarding use of unpublished opinions)

Before KENNEDY, SUHRHEINRICH, and MOORE, Circuit Judges.

Gary Clarkson appeals a district court judgment dismissing his complaint filed under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 as frivolous pursuant to 28 U .S.C. § 1915(e)(2). This case has been referred to a panel of the court pursuant to Rule 34(j)(1), Rules of the Sixth Circuit. Upon examination, this panel unanimously agrees that oral argument is not needed. See Fed. R.App. P. 34(a).

Clarkson filed his complaint in the district court alleging that he was mistreated in his job in the prison kitchen and that money designated for feeding prisoners was diverted to other uses. The district court dismissed the complaint sua sponte as frivolous. Plaintiff filed a timely Fed. R. Civ. 59(e) motion to alter or amend the judgment and a notice of appeal. The district court denied plaintiff's motion.

On appeal, plaintiff reiterates his contention that he was mistreated in...

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