Marchese v. Gage

Filing 6

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER that Petitioner's request to proceed IFP 2 is denied. Petitioner must pay the $5.00 filing fee within 30 days. Petitioner is warned that if the fee is not paid as required, the court may dismiss this case without furt her notice. The clerk of the court is directed to set a pro se case management deadline in this case using the following text: April 25, 2016: deadline for Petitioner to pay $5.00 filing fee. No further review of this case will take place until the filing fee is paid. Ordered by Senior Judge Richard G. Kopf. (Copy mailed to pro se party) (KLF)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA SAMUEL J. MARCHESE, ) ) Petitioner, ) ) V. ) ) BRIAN GAGE, Warden of the ) Tecumseh State Correctional ) Institution, ) ) Respondent. ) 8:16CV122 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER This matter is before the court on Petitioner’s Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis (“IFP”). (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). The court has reviewed the application to proceed IFP pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1)-(2). Petitioner’s trust account information shows that Petitioner’s account contained an average monthly balance of $100 or more for the six-month period immediately preceding the filing of the petition. (Filing No. 3.) Thus, the court concludes that Petitioner must be required to pay the $5.00 filing fee because he has the financial ability to do so. See 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a). No further review of this case will take place until the fee is paid. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that: 1. Petitioner’s request to proceed IFP (Filing No. 2) is denied. 2. Petitioner must pay the $5.00 filing fee within 30 days. Petitioner is warned that if the fee is not paid as required, the court may dismiss this case without further notice. 3. The clerk of the court is directed to set a pro se case management deadline in this case using the following text: April 25, 2016: deadline for Petitioner to pay $5.00 filing fee. 4. No further review of this case will take place until the filing fee is paid. DATED this 28th day of March, 2016. BY THE COURT: s/ Richard G. Kopf Senior United States District Judge 2

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