United States District Court, D. South Carolina
V. Hodges United States Magistrate Judge.
a civil action filed by a pro se litigant. 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
OF THE FILING FEE:
paid the full costs associated with filing this action.
See Receipt No. SCX300077353 D.S.C.
THE CLERK OF COURT:
Clerk of Court is directed not to issue a summons or forward
this matter to the United States Marshal for service of
process at this time.
must place the civil action number listed above (C/A No.
3:18-265-TLW-SVH) on any document provided to the court
pursuant to this order. Any future filings in this case must
be sent to: United States District Court, 901 Richland
Street, Columbia, SC 29201. All documents requiring
Plaintiff's signature shall be signed with
Plaintiff's full legal name written in Plaintiff's
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,
Plaintiff is 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. Plaintiff is 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.
is a pro se litigant. Plaintiff's attention is directed
to the following important notice:
You are ordered to always keep the Clerk of Court advised in
writing (United States District Court, 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 and providing the court
with the docket number of all pending cases you have filed
with this court. Your failure to do so will not be excused by
INFORMATION: PLEASE READ CAREFULLY WARNING TO PRO SE PARTY OR
DOCUMENTS THAT YOU FILE WITH THE COURT WILL BE AVAILABLE TO
THE PUBLIC ON THE INTERNET THROUGH PACER (PUBLIC ACCESS TO
COURT ELECTRONIC RECORDS) AND THE COURT'S ELECTRONIC CASE
FILING SYSTEM. CERTAIN PERSONAL IDENTIFYING
INFORMATION SHOULD NOT BE INCLUDED IN OR SHOULD BE
REMOVED FROM ALL DOCUMENTS BEFORE YOU SUBMIT THE
DOCUMENTS TO THE COURT FOR FILING.
5.2 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure provides for
privacy protection of electronic or paper filings made with
the court. Rule 5.2 applies to ALL
documents submitted for filing, including pleadings, exhibits
to pleadings, discovery responses, and any other document
submitted by any party or nonparty for filing. Unless
otherwise ordered by the court, a party or nonparty filer
should not put certain types of an individual's personal
identifying information in documents submitted for filing to
any United States District Court. If it is necessary to file
a document that already contains personal identifying
information, the personal identifying information should be
“blacked out” or
redacted prior to submitting the document to