Anderson v. Haworth, Inc.
ORDER to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal re 61 ; signed by Magistrate Judge Ray Kent (Magistrate Judge Ray Kent, fhw)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
LA ANTONETTE ANDERSON,
Case No. 1:15-cv-725
Hon. Robert J. Jonker
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
The court entered judgment in favor of defendant on March 27, 2017 (ECF No. 58).
Plaintiff subsequently filed a notice of appeal in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (ECF No. 60).
This matter is now before the court on plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal
(ECF No. 61). Plaintiff was allowed to proceed in forma pauperis in this Court. See Order (ECF
No. 5). As a general rule, a party who was permitted to proceed in forma pauperis in the district
court action may proceed on appeal in forma pauperis “without further authorization.” See Fed. R.
App. P. 24(a)(3). This general rule applies to plaintiff. Furthermore, plaintiff’s present application
indicates that she has insufficient funds to pay for this appeal. Accordingly, plaintiff’s application
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: May 4, 2017
/s/ Ray Kent
United States Magistrate Judge
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