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BURNSIDE v. WALTERS

Docket No.: 12-7892
Certiorari Granted: May 13 2013
Decided: May 22, 2013

PartyNames: William David Burnside v. T. Walters, et al.
Petitioner: William David Burnside
Respondent: T. Walters, et al.

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Citation: 10-5790 CA 6 5/27/2012
Supreme Court Docket

William David Burnside
v.
T. Walters, et al.
Question Presented:

Whether the Sixth Circuit erred in holding-in conflict with all eleven other federal circuit courts of appeals-that the in forma pauperis statute, 28 U.S.C. ยง 1915(e)(2), prohibits indigent plaintiffs from amending their complaints.

Holding: VACATED AND REMANDED
Vote: 9-0
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