STANLEY v. MCNEIL
ORDER DENYING 40 MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS. Petitioner must pay $455 filing fee w/n 30 days from date of this order. (Fee due by 2/21/2013.). Signed by CHIEF JUDGE M CASEY RODGERS on 1/22/2013. (jws)(Order to USCA, Appeal#12-15839-B via email.)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
SCOTT A. STANLEY,
CASE NO. 4:09cv164-SPM/CAS
SECRETARY KENNETH S. TUCKER,
ORDER DENYING MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
This cause comes before the court on Petitioner Scott A. Stanley’s Motion for
Permission to Appeal In Forma Pauperis and Affidavit. (Doc. 40). The standard for
appealing in forma pauperis requires that the appeal be taken in good faith. 28 U.S.C. §
1915(a)(3). Good faith in this context is measured objectively. Coppedge v. United States,
369 U.S. 438, 444-45 (1962).
For the reasons stated in the Report and Recommendation (doc. 22), Petitioner’s
claims are without arguable merit. Accordingly, the court CERTIFIES that the appeal is not
taken in good faith. Petitioner’s Motion for Permission to Appeal In Forma Pauperis (doc.
40) is DENIED. Petitioner must pay the $455 filing fee within thirty days from the date of
SO ORDERED this 22nd day of January, 2013.
M. Casey Rodgers
M. CASEY RODGERS
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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