Archie Cranford v. Ceballos

Filing 20

ORDER Regarding In Forma Pauperis Status on Appeal, signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on 03/02/15. (Gonzalez, R)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 9 ARCHIE CRANFORD, 10 Plaintiff, 11 12 vs. VANESSA CEBALLOS, 13 Defendant. ) 1:14-cv-00210-BAM (PC) ) ) ) ORDER REGARDING IN FORMA ) PAUPERIS STATUS ON APPEAL ) ) ) ) ) ) 14 15 Plaintiff Archie Cranford (“Plaintiff”) is a civil detainee proceeding pro se and in forma 16 pauperis. On February 13, 2015, the Court dismissed the action for failure to state a cognizable 17 claim and for failure to obey a court order. Plaintiff appealed. 18 On March 2, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit referred the matter back to 19 this Court for the limited purpose of determining whether in forma pauperis status should 20 continue for the appeal or whether the appeal is frivolous or taken in bad faith. 28 U.S.C. § 21 1915(a)(3). 22 The Court finds that this appeal is not taken in bad faith and is not frivolous. 23 Accordingly, in forma pauperis status should not be revoked and should continue on appeal. 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 Dated: 26 /s/ Barbara March 2, 2015 A. McAuliffe _ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 27 28 1

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