The petition of the day is:

17-579

Issue: Whether a magistrate judge has the authority to dismiss a pro se plaintiff’s frivolous or meritless lawsuit when the plaintiff has consented to the magistrate’s authority under 28 U.S.C. § 636(c)(1), but the defendant has not yet been served.

Posted in Labor and Industry Review Commission of Wisconsin v. Coleman, Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Aurora Barnes, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 16, 2017, 8:02 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2017/11/petition-of-the-day-1265/