I have two First Amdt. Speech challenges I would like to pursue against the State of MS. Due to the nature of the suit and my circumstances, and fearing retaliation and/or harm from public officials, I am reluctant to file suit with my proper name. What must I do to proceed under a pseudonym in a case? It seems MRCP 17(a) prohibits pseudonym suits, yet I have seen some cases that have had them.
I also wish to proceed pro se. Does that preclude a pseudonymic filing? Thanks!
Proceeding pro se on constitutional issues you have almost 0 chance of prevailing, no matter what is going on. Proceeding in a way that prevents the accused from knowing who is accusing them and cross examining them… That is not how our system works. Why don’t you sit down with a look of civil rights attorney and discuss the details. Many of free consultations.
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