United States District Court, D. South Carolina
Bruce C. Elrod and Christopher J. Elrod, Plaintiffs,
Jim Richardson, Jason Rogers, Al Weekly, Music Charts Magazine, and Terry Hammond, Defendants.
SHIVA V. HODGES, Magistrate Judge.
This is a civil action filed by pro se litigants. Under Local Civ. Rule 73.02(B)(2)(e) (D.S.C.), pretrial proceedings in this action have been referred to the assigned United States Magistrate Judge. By orders dated August 5, 2014, and September 15, 2014, Plaintiffs were given a specific time frame in which to bring this case into proper form. Plaintiffs have complied with the court's orders, and this case is now in proper form.
TO THE CLERK OF COURT:
This case is subject to summary dismissal based on an initial screening conducted pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1915 and/or 28 U.S.C. § 1915A. The Clerk of Court shall not issue the summons or forward this matter to the United States Marshal for service of process at this time.
Plaintiffs must place the civil action number listed above (C/A No. 0:14-2283-MGL-SVH) on any document provided to the court pursuant to this order. Any future filings in this case must be sent to the address below (901 Richland Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201). All documents requiring Plaintiffs' signatures shall be signed with Plaintiffs' full legal name written in Plaintiffs' own handwriting. Pro se litigants shall not use the "s/typed name" format used in the Electronic Case Filing System. In all future filings with this court, Plaintiffs are directed to use letter-sized (eight and one-half inches by eleven inches) paper only, to write or type text on one side of a sheet of paper only and not to write or type on both sides of any sheet of paper. Plaintiffs are further instructed not to write to the edge of the paper, but to maintain one inch margins on the top, bottom, and sides of each paper submitted.
Plaintiffs are pro se litigants. Plaintiffs' attention is directed to the following important notice:
You are ordered to always keep the Clerk of Court advised in writing (901 Richland Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201) if your address changes for any reason, so as to assure that orders or other matters that specify deadlines for you to meet will be received by you. If as a result of your failure to comply with this order, you fail to meet a deadline set by this court, your case may be dismissed for violating this order. Therefore, if you have a change of address before this case is ended, you must comply with this order by immediately advising the Clerk of Court in writing of such change of address ...