Johnson v. United States of America

Filing 57

ORDER Granting Request for Appointment of Counsel and Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis on Appeal. Signed by Judge Ronald M. Whyte on 10/10/08. (jg, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/14/2008)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 S U Z A N N E A. LUBAN A t to rn ey At Law State Bar No. 120629 3 7 5 8 Grand Ave. #4 O a k l a n d , California 94610 T e l e p h o n e 510/832-3555 A t t o r n e y for Defendant/Movant F R E D E R I C K L. SHIRLEY *E-FILED - 10/14/08* U N I T E D STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 A s part of the Notice of Appeal filed on May 30, 2008, movant Frederick S h i r le y requested this Court to grant him in forma pauperis status on the appeal and to appoint the undersigned to represent him. On July 22, 2008, the district court g r a n t e d a Certificate of Appealability ("COA") on both claims raised in the 2255 m o t i o n . The request for appointment of counsel and IFP status was acknowledged b y the Court in the COA, but no order appears to have been issued. A similar motion w a s granted as to co-defendant Cliffina Johnson. The refor e, these requests are hereby renewed, and a proposed order (slightly ) ) ) Plaintif f/resp ond ent, ) ) vs. ) ) F R E D ER I CK L. SHIRLEY, ) ) De fend ant/M ovan t. ) ) ) _________________________________ ) U N I TE D STATES OF AMERICA, C v-0 4-0 33 40 -R M W , 06-6276-RMW [ Re la te d to Cr. 99-20092-RMW] R E N E W E D REQUEST FOR APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL AND LEAVE TO P R O C EE D IN FORMA PAUPERIS O N APPEAL AND ORDER F O R THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA [ S a n Jose Division] Co urt: Hon. Ronald M. Whyte 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 27 28 revised from the one submitted with the Notice of Appeal) follows this request. Mr. S h i r le y remains on supervised release while the appeal is pending. The Court of Ap pea l case number assigned to this appeal is 08-16991. DATED: September 25, 2008 R e s p e c t f u ll y submitted, /S/ Suzanne A. Luban SUZANNE A. LUBAN C o u n s e l for Fred Shirley 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 U N I T E D STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 For Good Cause Shown, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED: 18 (1) 19 (2) 20 C r i m i n a l Justice Act, nunc pro tunc to July 22, 2008, the date the 21 Certif icate of Appealability was granted by this Court. 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3 _________________________ R O N A L D M . WHYTE U . S . District Court S u z a n n e A. Luban is hereby appointed for the appeal pursuant to the M o v a n t is permitted to proceed on appeal in forma pauperis; and ) ) ) Plaintif f/resp ond ent, ) ) vs. ) ) F R E D ER I CK L. SHIRLEY, ) ) De fend ant/M ovan t. ) ) ) _________________________________ ) U N I TE D STATES OF AMERICA, C v - 0 4 - 0 3 3 4 0 - R M W (Consolidated w i t h 06-6276-RMW ) [ Re la te d to Cr. 99-20092-RMW] ORDER F O R THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA [ S a n Jose Division] Judg e: Hon. Ronald M . Whyte 10/10 D a t e d : ______________, 2008

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