Lawrie v. Allison et al

Filing 7

ORDER to SHOW CAUSE Why Applications to Proceed In Forma Pauperis Should Not be Denied 2 & 6 ; ORDER For Plaintiff to Respond Within Thirty Days, signed by Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin on 12/8/2011. Show Cause Response Due Within Thirty Days. (Marrujo, C)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 MATTHEW ALAN LAWRIE, 12 13 14 15 1:11-cv-01821-GSA-PC Plaintiff, ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE WHY APPLICATIONS TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS SHOULD NOT BE DENIED (Docs. 2, 6.) vs. KATHLEEN ALLISON, et al., Defendants. 16 ORDER FOR PLAINTIFF TO RESPOND WITHIN THIRTY DAYS / 17 Matthew Alan Lawrie ("Plaintiff") is a state prisoner proceeding pro se with this civil rights 18 action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiff filed the Complaint commencing this action on November 19 1, 2011. (Doc. 1.) On November 8, 2011, Plaintiff consented to Magistrate Judge jurisdiction in this 20 action, and no other parties have made an appearance. (Doc. 5.) Therefore, pursuant to Appendix 21 A(k)(4) of the Local Rules of the Eastern District of California, the undersigned shall conduct any and 22 all proceedings in the case until such time as reassignment to a District Judge is required. Local Rule 23 Appendix A(k)(3). 24 Plaintiff filed two applications to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915, on 25 November 1, 2011 and again on November 10, 2011. (Docs. 2, 6.) Examination of Plaintiff's 26 applications reveals that Plaintiff is able to afford the costs of this action. Specifically, Plaintiff declares 27 under penalty of perjury that he has more than one million dollars in cash (which includes the balance 28 1 1 of checking or savings accounts), two IRA accounts, stocks, bonds, securities, other financial 2 instruments, and other valuable assets. Application, Doc. 6 at 2. 3 II. 4 5 ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Plaintiff is required to show cause why his applications to proceed in forma pauperis should not be denied. 6 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 7 1. Within thirty days from the date of service of this order, Plaintiff shall file a written 8 response to the Court, showing cause why his applications to proceed in forma pauperis 9 should not be denied; and 10 2. Plaintiff's failure to comply with this order will result in the dismissal of this action. 11 12 IT IS SO ORDERED. 13 Dated: 6i0kij December 8, 2011 /s/ Gary S. Austin UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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