ROWLAND v. CIVIL DIVISION

1:13-cv-01925 | D.D.C. | Dec 4, 2013

FILED UNITED sTATEs DISTRICT coURT DEC - 'l 2013 FOR THE DISTRICT ()F COLUMBIA C|¢rk. U.S. Ulstrlct & Bankruptcy Coum tot the Dlstrlot ot Columb|a DaVonta M. Rowland, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) Civil Action No. /3"' /?25 ) Civil Division, ) ) Defendant. ) ) MEMORANDUM OPINION Plaintiff, proceeding pro se_. has submitted a complaint against “Civil Division,” Cornpl. Caption, and an application to proceed informer pcm!t)erisl The Court Will grant plaintiff s application and will dismiss the case pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2) for failure to State a claim upon Which relief can be granted From the allegations in the complaint and the address of the defendant, the Court determines that plaintiff is suing the Civil Division of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. "The District of Columbia Courts cannot be sued separately from the District of Columbia," Bean v. Dz`strict OfColumbfa Courts, 930 F. Supp. 2d 93" date_filed="2013-03-14" court="D.D.C." case_name="Bean v. District of Columbia Courts">930 F. Supp. 2d 93, 95 (D.D.C. 2013) (citing szdra! v_ District ofColumbia, 106 F. Supp, 2d l, 4-8 (D.D.C. 2000)), and plaintiffs purported claim of L‘legal malpractice” fails to provide any notice of a claim against the District of Columbia. Hence, this case Will be dismissed A separate Order accompanies this Memorandum Opinion. ga Unite\l Stat£li|)isisci.dt Ju#ge DATE: October , 2013