Nelman-Thomas v. People of the State of California, County of Mendocino
ORDER OF DISMISSAL WITHOUT PREJUDICE. Signed by Judge Vince Chhabria on 1/18/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(knm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/18/2017)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JOSHUA M. NELMAN-THOMAS,
Case No. 16-cv-06572-VC (PR)
ORDER OF DISMISSAL WITHOUT
PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF
CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
On November 14, 2016, Joshua M. Nelman-Thomas, a prisoner at Mendocino County
Sheriff’s Office in Ukiah, California, filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to
28 U.S.C. § 2254. On the same day, the Clerk of the Court sent Nelson-Thomas a notice that he
had not submitted an application to proceed in forma pauperis (“IFP”). See Doc. No. 2. The
Clerk included a copy of the Court’s current IFP application and a return envelope, and directed
Nelman-Thomas to either pay the $5.00 filing fee or file the completed IFP application within
twenty-eight days of the notice to avoid dismissal of the action. Doc. No. 2. More than twentyeight days have passed and Nelman-Thomas has not submitted a completed IFP application, paid
the filing fee or otherwise communicated with the Court.
Therefore, it is ordered that this action is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. The
Clerk shall terminate all pending motions, and close the file.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: January 18, 2017
United States District Judge
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