United States District Court, S.D. Illinois
May 16, 2005.
RICHARD DALE TALBOTT, Inmate #04895-028, Petitioner,
SARAH REVELL, Respondent.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: MICHAEL J. REAGAN, District Judge
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
Petitioner, an inmate in the Federal Correctional Institution
in Greenville, Illinois, brings this habeas corpus action
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241 challenging the conviction and
sentence imposed by the United States District Court for the
Southern District of Indiana. He also seeks leave to proceed in
forma pauperis (Doc. 3).
According to an order of the Court of Appeals for the Seventh
Circuit, Petitioner has filed "at least nine separate lawsuits"
attacking his criminal sentence. As a result, the Seventh Circuit
has barred him from filing any collateral attacks on his current
conviction in the Court of Appeals or any district court.
Petitioner was sanctioned with a fine of $500, and until the fine
is paid, all district court clerks in the circuit were ordered to
return unfiled any papers filed by Talbott attacking his criminal
conviction. Talbott v. United States, No. 03-1106 (7th Cir.
August 5, 2003), cert. denied, 540 U.S. 1066 (December 1,
Accordingly, this action is DISMISSED. The pending motions
for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and for emergency injunctive relief are DENIED as
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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