Coutts v. State of Nebraska
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER provisionally granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. Petitioner is relieved from paying the fee at this time. Ordered by Chief Judge Laurie Smith Camp. (Copy mailed to pro se party) (JSF)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
JAMES A. COUTTS,
STATE OF NEBRASKA,
CASE NO. 4:13CV3144
Petitioner has filed a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus under 28 U.S.C. § 2254
(Filing No. 1), and a Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis (Filing No. 2). Habeas
corpus cases attacking the legality of a person’s confinement require the payment of a $5.00
fee. 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a). However, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1)-(2), and after
considering Petitioner’s financial status as shown in the records of this court, provisional leave
to proceed in forma pauperis will be granted and Petitioner is relieved from paying the fee at
DATED this 26th day of August, 2013.
BY THE COURT:
s/Laurie Smith Camp
Chief United States District Judge
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