UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
December 16, 2011
MALCOLM J. MOORE,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Michael J. Seng United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER TO FILE A COMPLAINT (ECF No. 1) COMPLAINT DUE WITHIN THIRTY DAYS
Plaintiff Malcolm J. Moore ("Plaintiff") is a prisoner proceeding pro se in a civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On November 4, 2011, Plaintiff filed a letter with this Court in an effort to initiate this action. (ECF No. 1.) An action cannot originate without a complaint. Plaintiff must file a complaint to initiate an action. (Fed. R. Civ. P. 3.)
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff file a Complaint within thirty (30) days of service of this order;
2. The Clerk's Office shall send Plaintiff a 28 U.S.C. § 1983 complaint form; and
3. Plaintiff's failure to comply with this Order will result in dismissal of this action.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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