Kouris v. Gurley, 040708 FED10, 07-1293

Docket Nº:07-1293
Party Name:VINCENT GEORGE KOURIS, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. JUDGE RICHARD THOMAS GURLEY, 21st Judicial District, Mesa County; JUDGE AMANDA BAILEY, 21st Judicial District, Mesa County; DA PETE HATZINGER, District Attorney's Office, 21st Judicial District; DA MARK HAND & COMPLETE STAFF, District Attorney's Office, 21st Judicial District; MR. WILSON, Office of the
Case Date:April 07, 2008
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
 
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VINCENT GEORGE KOURIS, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

JUDGE RICHARD THOMAS GURLEY, 21st Judicial District, Mesa County; JUDGE AMANDA BAILEY, 21st Judicial District, Mesa County; DA PETE HATZINGER, District Attorney's Office, 21st Judicial District; DA MARK HAND & COMPLETE STAFF, District Attorney's Office, 21st Judicial District; MR. WILSON, Office of the Colorado State Public Defender; FRANCIS BROWN, Office of the Colorado State Public Defender; STEVE COLVIN AND COMPLETE STAFF, Office of the Colorado State Public Defender; GOVERNOR BILL RITTER, For Colorado Department of Corrections; SGT. NORA KURTZ, Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility Mail Room; MAJOR JARAMILLO & COMPLETE STAFF, Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility Mail Room; ASS. WARDEN TREVOR WILLIAMS, Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility; JOHN SUTHERS, Colorado Attorney General; ALBERTO GONZALES, U.S. Attorney General; UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, WASHINGTON, D.C.; ALLEN STANLEY AND COMPLETE STAFF, Colorado State Board of Parole; JEANEEN MILLER, Colorado Department of Corrections, Division of Adult Parole and Community Corrections; JOHN DOE & JANE DOE 1-100; OFFICER MORENO, Grand Junction Police Dept. Defendants-Appellees.

No. 07-1293

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit

April 7, 2008

D.C. No. 07-cv-00772-ZLW (D. Colo.)

Before LUCERO, TYMKOVICH, and HOLMES, Circuit Judges.

ORDER AND JUDGMENT[*]

Jerome A. Holmes, Circuit Judge

Vincent George Kouris, appearing pro se,1 appeals the district court's dismissal of his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claim for failure to pay the assessed partial filing fee. We have jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1291. For the following reasons, we AFFIRM the district court's order of dismissal.

I. BACKGROUND

Mr. Kouris, who is incarcerated in Colorado, filed a complaint alleging civil rights violations pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against various judicial, prison, and other state and local government officials. He sought leave to proceed in forma pauperis ("IFP") before the district court under 28 U.S.C. § 1915. On May 18, 2007, the district court granted his § 1915 motion and ordered Mr. Kouris to pay the full amount of the $350 filing fee in installments and to pay the initial filing fee of $1 within 30 days or to show cause why he could not pay the fee. The district court warned Mr. Kouris that failure to pay the initial partial filing fee would result in dismissal...

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