Lawson v. Department of Justice et al
ORDER Granting 8 Motion to Proceed IFP and ORDER Directing Payment of Inmate Filing Fee by USP-Lee signed by Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin on 06/05/2014. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application) (Flores, E)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
RONALD JEROME LAWSON,
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, et al.,
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT
OF INMATE FILING FEE BY
Plaintiff is a federal prisoner proceeding pro se pursuant to 403 U.S. 388 (1971) and has
requested leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. Plaintiff has made
the showing required by § 1915(a) and accordingly, the request to proceed in forma pauperis will
be granted. Plaintiff is obligated to pay the statutory filing fee of $350.00 for this action. 28
U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1). Plaintiff is obligated to make monthly payments in the amount of twenty
percent of the preceding month’s income credited to plaintiff’s trust account. The United States
Penetentiary-Lee (USP-Lee) is required to send to the Clerk of the Court payments from
plaintiff’s account each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, until the statutory filing
fee is paid in full. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2).
In accordance with the above and good cause appearing therefore, IT IS HEREBY
1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED;
2. The Warden of USP-Lee or his/her designee shall collect payments from
plaintiff’s prison trust account in an amount equal to twenty per cent (20%) of
the preceding month’s income credited to the prisoner’s trust account and shall
forward those payments to the Clerk of the Court each time the amount in the
account exceeds $10.00, in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2), until a total of
$350.00 has been collected and forwarded to the Clerk of the Court.
payments shall be clearly identified by the name and number assigned to this
3. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order and a copy of plaintiff’s
in forma pauperis application on the Warden of USP Lee, P.O. Box 900, Jonesville,
VA 24263; and
4. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order on the Financial
Department, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Fresno Division.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
June 5, 2014
/s/ Gary S. Austin
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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