Alexander v. Unknown

Filing 3

ORDER signed by Judge Kimberly J. Mueller on 03/15/07 ORDERING that the petitioner is granted 30 days to file a petition in compliance with the local rules; the Clerk is directed to send petitioner the court's form for filing a petition and an IFP form. (Manzer, C)

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(HC) Alexander v. Unknown Doc. 3 Case 2:07-cv-00412-MCE-KJM Document 3 Filed 03/15/2007 Page 1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 vs. UNKNOWN, Respondent. / Petitioner, a state prisoner at Kern Valley State Prison, has filed a motion seeking equitable tolling. No other pleadings have been filed by the petitioner. In order to commence an action, petitioner must file a petition for writ of habeas corpus as required by Rule 3 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and petitioner must either pay the required filing fee or file an application requesting leave to proceed in forma pauperis. See 28 U.S.C. 1914(a), 1915(a). The court will not issue any orders granting or denying relief until an action has been properly commenced. Petitioner will be provided the opportunity to file his petition, and to submit an application requesting leave to proceed in forma pauperis or to submit the appropriate filing fee. In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. Petitioner is granted thirty days from the date of service of this order to file a petition that complies with the requirements of the Civil Rights Act, the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and the Local Rules of Practice; the petition must bear the docket number assigned 1 Dockets.Justia.com IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA DANTE JAMAHL ALEXANDER, Petitioner, No. CIV S-07-0412 MCE KJM P ORDER Case 2:07-cv-00412-MCE-KJM Document 3 Filed 03/15/2007 Page 2 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 this case; petitioner must file an original and two copies of the petition. Petitioner shall also submit, within thirty days from the date of this order, the application to proceed in forma pauperis on the form provided by the Clerk of Court, or the filing fee in the amount of $5.00. Petitioner's failure to comply with this order will result in a recommendation that this matter be dismissed; and 2. The Clerk of the Court is directed to send petitioner the court's form for filing a petition for writ of habeas corpus, and the application to proceed in forma pauperis by a prisoner. DATED: March 15, 2007. /bb alex0412.nop 2

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