Froust vs. Cribbs, (5th Cir. 1995) - Case Law - VLEX 18406167

Froust vs. Cribbs, (5th Cir. 1995)

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IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT

No. 95-10108 USDC No. 5:94-CV-237-C WILLIAM BRYAN FROUST, Plaintiff-Appellant, versus UNIDENTIFIED CRIBBS ET AL., Defendants-Appellees. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas July 21, 1995 Before DAVIS, SMITH and EMILIO M. GARZA, Circuit Judges.

BY THE COURT: Because process had not issued and no defendant had filed an answer, William Bryan Froust had the right to dismiss the instant suit voluntarily without prejudice. F ED . R. C IV .

P. 41(a).

Therefore, Froust's motion to appeal IFP is GRANTED. Jackson v. Dallas Police Dep't , 811 F.2d 260, 261 (5th Cir. 1986). The order of dismissal is MODIFIED to reflect that the suit is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE and AFFIRMED AS MODIFIED. The appeal is DISMISSED AS MOOT.