Pratt v. Sheriff of Douglas County et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER - IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that: Petitioner's Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis (Filing No. 2 ) is granted. Ordered by Senior Judge Richard G. Kopf. (Copy mailed to pro se party)(TCL)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS COUNTY,
DIRECTOR OF DEPARTMENT OF
CORRECTIONS, and WARDEN OF
THE OMAHA CORRECTIONAL
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 this time.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that: Petitioner’s Motion for Leave to Proceed
in Forma Pauperis (Filing No. 2) is granted.
DATED this 6th day of October, 2014.
BY THE COURT:
Richard G. Kopf
Senior United States District Judge
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