Tyler v. Douglas et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER - IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that: The Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis (filing no. 1 ) is provisionally granted and Petitioner will not be required to pay the $5.00 fee at this time. 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
LESLEY DOUGLAS, CANILA, Judges,
LOHAUS, Judges, BAZIS, Judges,
ATKINS, Judges, and SHERIFF,
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
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that:
The Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis (filing no. 1) is provisionally granted
and Petitioner will not be required to pay the $5.00 fee at this time.
DATED this 16 th day of July, 2012.
BY THE COURT:
Richard G. Kopf
Senior United States District Judge
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