United States District Court, E.D. Michigan, Southern Division
BRIAN J. SHORT, Plaintiff,
UNITED STATES, et al., Defendant.
ORDER DISMISSING COMPLAINT
Corbett O'Meara United States District Judge
the case number for a previously closed case, Plaintiff has
filed a complaint against the United States, Andrew Carnegie,
Bill Gates, Havenwyk Hospital, and the Garden City Police
Department. Plaintiff seeks to proceed in forma
court finds Plaintiff's application to proceed in
forma pauperis to be facially sufficient and, therefore,
grants Plaintiff's motion to proceed without prepayment
of fees. See 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a); Gibson v.
R.G. Smith Co., 915 F.2d 260, 262 (6th Cir.
court grants a plaintiff permission to proceed in forma
pauperis, it must review the complaint pursuant to 28
U.S.C. § 1915(e). The court “shall dismiss”
the case if the court finds that it is “(i) frivolous
or malicious; (ii) fails to state a claim on which relief may
be granted; or (iii) seeks monetary relief against a
defendant who is immune from such relief.” 28 U.S.C.
§ 1915(e)(2)(B). In addition, “[i]f the court
determines at any time that it lacks subject-matter
jurisdiction, the court must dismiss the action.”
complaint, in which he claims to be married to Britney Spears
and that Bill Gates, Alexander Graham Bell, and Andrew
Carnegie stole his inventions, is implausible and frivolous.
Further, to the extent Plaintiff complains about proceedings
in state court, this court lacks jurisdiction over such
matters. See Rowe v. City of Detroit, 234 F.3d 1269,
2000 WL 1679474 (6th Cir. 2000) (“The
Rooker-Feldman doctrine provides that federal
district courts generally lack jurisdiction to review and