Wright v. Klein

Filing 7

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER that the Petitioner's Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis (filing 2 ) is granted. The next step in this case is for the court to conduct a preliminary review of the habeas corpus petition in accordance with Rule 4 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 cases. The court will conduct this review in its normal course of business. Ordered by Senior Judge Richard G. Kopf. (Copy mailed to pro se party) (LAC)

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8:20-cv-00401-RGK-PRSE Doc # 7 Filed: 10/13/20 Page 1 of 1 - Page ID # 27 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA CLIFFORD WRIGHT III, Petitioner, 8:20CV401 vs. MEMORANDUM AND ORDER DON KLEIN, Douglas County District Attorney; Respondent. Petitioner filed a Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (filing 1) and a Mot ion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis (filing 2). Habeas corpus cases at tacking the legality of a person’s confinement require the payment of a $5.00 filing fee. 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a). However, after considering Petitioner’s financial status as shown in the records of this court (see inmate trust account statement at filings 6, 7, & 8, Case No. 8:20CV392), leave to proceed in forma pauperis will be granted and Petitioner is relieved from paying the filing fee. See 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1). IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that: Petitioner’s Motion for Leave to Proceed in Forma Pauperis (filing 2) is granted. The next step in this case is for th e court to conduct a preliminary review of the habeas corpus petition in accordance with Rule 4 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 cases. The court will conduct this review in its normal course of business. Dated this 13th day of October, 2020. BY THE COURT: Richard G. Kopf Senior United States District Judge

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