Warrior v. Olvera et al

Filing 7

ORDER GRANTING 4 Motion to Proceed IFP, signed by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng on 1/5/17. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Motion) (Marrujo, C)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 MARCELLUS GREENE, 11 Plaintiff, 12 13 1:16-cv-01567-DAD-MJS (PC) ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS v. LAUREL OLVERA, et al., 14 (ECF No. 4) Defendant. 15 16 17 Plaintiff is a civil detainee proceeding pro se in a civil rights action pursuant to 42 18 U.S.C. ' 1983. Individuals detained pursuant to California Welfare and Institutions Code 19 ' 6600 et seq. are civil detainees and are not prisoners within the meaning of the Prison 20 Litigation Reform Act. Page v. Torrey, 201 F.3d 1136, 1140 (9th Cir. 2000) 21 In the instant action, plaintiff filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis. 22 Examination of these documents reveals that plaintiff is unable to afford the costs of this 23 action. Accordingly, the motion to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED. 24 IT IS SO ORDERED. 25 26 Dated: January 5, 2017 /s/ Michael J. Seng UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 27 28 1

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