Hopkins v. Contra Costa County et al
USCA ORDER : Appellant Kevin L. Hopkins, has been granted leave to proceed in forma pauperis. Re USCA Case Number 14-15612 (aaaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/24/2014)
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
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APR 22 2014
MOLLY C. DWYER, CLERK
U.S. COURT OF APPEALS
KEVIN L. HOPKINS,
Plaintiff - Appellant,
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY; et al.,
D.C. No. 3:12-cv-00813-WHO
U.S. District Court for Northern
California, San Francisco
Defendants - Appellees.
Appellant Kevin L. Hopkins, prison identification number V-76611, has
been granted leave to proceed in forma pauperis in this appeal and has completed
and filed the required authorization form directing the appropriate prison officials
to assess, collect, and forward to the district court the filing and docketing fees for
this appeal pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1) and (2). This court hereby assesses
an initial filing fee of 20 percent of the greater of (A) the average monthly deposits
to the prisoner's account; or (B) the average monthly balance in the prisoner's
account for the six-month period immediately preceding the filing of the March 27,
2014 notice of appeal. Appellant is not responsible for payment when the funds in
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appellant's prison trust account total less than $10, but payments must resume
when additional deposits are made or funds are otherwise available.
The Clerk shall serve this order and appellant's completed authorization
form on the Attorney General for the State of California, who shall notify the
appropriate agency or prison authority responsible for calculating, collecting, and
forwarding the initial payment assessed in this order and for assessing, collecting,
and forwarding the remaining monthly payments of the fee to the district court for
this appeal. See 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2). Each payment should be accompanied by
the district court and appellate docket numbers for this appeal and a record of
previous payments made for this appeal.
The Clerk shall also serve a copy of this order on the clerk and the financial
unit of the district court.
The motion for appointment of counsel will be addressed by separate order.
FOR THE COURT:
Molly C. Dwyer
Clerk of Court
Cyntharee K. Powells
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