Kent Glen WILLIAMS, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Alan STEWART, Clerk; et al., Defendants-Appellees, Chiefs of Prisons, From May 2016 to Present, Defendant.
Decided: December 09, 2020
Before: WALLACE, CLIFTON, and BRESS, Circuit Judges.
Kent Glen Williams, Pro Se
Idaho state prisoner Kent Glen Williams appeals pro se from the district court's judgment dismissing his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging various constitutional violations. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291. We review for an abuse of discretion a district court's dismissal under its local rules. Ghazali v. Moran, 46 F.3d 52, 53 (9th Cir. 1995). We affirm.
The district court did not abuse its discretion in dismissing Williams's action because Williams failed to comply with the 20-page limit for pro se prisoner pleadings in civil rights cases as ordered by the district court and as set forth in Idaho General Order No. 342. See id. at 53-54 (setting forth factors to be considered before dismissing an action for failure to follow the local rules and noting that pro se litigants are bound by the rules of procedure).
Williams's request for reimbursement of his filing fee, set forth in the opening brief, is denied.
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