Branch v. Swarthout

Filing 7

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Craig M. Kellison on 5/1/2017 GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP. (Henshaw, R)

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1 2 3 4 5 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 6 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 7 8 DERRICK CHARLES BRANCH, 9 10 11 12 No. 2:15-cv-1704-JAM-CMK-P Plaintiff, vs. ORDER GARY SWARTHOUT, Defendants. / 13 Plaintiff, a former state prisoner proceeding pro se, brings this civil rights action 14 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Pending before the court is plaintiff’s request for leave to proceed 15 in forma pauperis (Doc. 2). Plaintiff has submitted the affidavit required by 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a) 16 showing that plaintiff is unable to prepay fees and costs or give security therefor. 17 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that plaintiff’s motion for leave to 18 proceed in forma pauperis (Doc. 2) is granted. 19 20 21 22 23 DATED: May 1, 2017 ______________________________________ CRAIG M. KELLISON UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 24 25 26 1

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