Whitaker v. Hood et al
ORDER granting petitioner 30 days to pay filing fee or submit application to proceed in forma pauperis.. Signed by Magistrate Judge S. Allan Alexander on 8/4/16. (rel)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
TIMMY DALE WHITAKER
TIM HOOD, ATTORNEY GENERAL
OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, et al.
Petitioner is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and has filed a petition for writ of habeas
corpus. Petitioner is required to either pay the filing fee of $5.00 or submit a proper request to
proceed in forma pauperis. Petitioner will be provided the opportunity to submit either the $5.00
payment of the filing fee or the proper request to proceed in forma pauperis. Therefore, it is
That within 30 days petitioner is directed to either pay the filing fee with a money order
or a check issued from his prison inmate account, or fill out the attached application to proceed
in forma pauperis, complete the authorization for release and have the authorized officer
responsible for overseeing his prison account fill out the certificate of account, and mail to the
Petitioner is directed to acknowledge receipt of this order by signing the enclosed
acknowledgment form and returning it to the court within 14 days of this date. Petitioner is also
warned that his failure to comply with the requirements of this order may lead to the dismissal of
his petition for failure to prosecute and for failure to comply with an order of the court.
THIS the 4th day of August, 2016.
s/ S. Allan Alexander
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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