King v. Kenney et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. Ordered by Chief Judge Laurie Smith Camp. (Copy mailed to pro se party)(MKR)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
MICHAEL KENNEY, Director of the
Nebraska Department of Correctional )
Services, and JON BRUNING, The
Attorney General of the State of
Nebraska, et al.,
Petitioner Donnell King 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 19th day of November, 2014.
BY THE COURT:
s/Laurie Smith Camp
Chief United States District Judge
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