Archie Cranford v. Ceballos
ORDER Regarding In Forma Pauperis Status on Appeal, signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on 03/02/15. (Gonzalez, R)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
) 1:14-cv-00210-BAM (PC)
) ORDER REGARDING IN FORMA
) PAUPERIS STATUS ON APPEAL
Plaintiff Archie Cranford (“Plaintiff”) is a civil detainee proceeding pro se and in forma
pauperis. On February 13, 2015, the Court dismissed the action for failure to state a cognizable
claim and for failure to obey a court order. Plaintiff appealed.
On March 2, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit referred the matter back to
this Court for the limited purpose of determining whether in forma pauperis status should
continue for the appeal or whether the appeal is frivolous or taken in bad faith. 28 U.S.C. §
The Court finds that this appeal is not taken in bad faith and is not frivolous.
Accordingly, in forma pauperis status should not be revoked and should continue on appeal.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
March 2, 2015
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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