Simpson v. Agatone et al

Filing 13

ORDER Granting Plaintiff's 11 Motion to Extend Time to File Application to Proceed in Forma Pauperis. Deadline: 7/16/2017. Signed by Magistrate Judge Carl W. Hoffman on 6/27/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - SLD)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 5 6 7 8 9 10 DERRICK SIMPSON, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) F. AGATONE, et al., ) ) Defendants. ) __________________________________________) Case No. 2:15-cv-00254-RFB-CWH ORDER 11 12 Presently before the court is Plaintiff Derrick Simpson’s motion for enlargement of time 13 (ECF No. 11), filed on June 13, 2017. Plaintiff requests a 30-day extension of time to file his 14 application to proceed in forma pauperis, which was due on June 16, 2017. Having read and 15 considered Plaintiff’s motion, and good cause appearing for the extension, the court will grant 16 Plaintiff’s motion, making the deadline July 16, 2017. 17 The court notes that while Plaintiff’s motion for enlargement of time was pending, Plaintiff 18 filed his application to proceed in forma pauperis (ECF No. 12) on June 23, 2017. Given that it 19 was filed before July 16, 2017, the application is timely. The court will enter a separate order on 20 this application. If the court grants the application to proceed in forma pauperis, the court must 21 screen Plaintiff’s complaint under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2) to identify cognizable claims and dismiss 22 claims that are frivolous, malicious, fail to state a claim on which relief may be granted, or seek 23 monetary relief from a defendant who is immune from such relief. 24 25 26 IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Plaintiff Derrick Simpson’s motion for enlargement of time (ECF No. 11) is GRANTED. DATED: June 27, 2017 27 28 ______________________________________ C.W. Hoffman, Jr. United States Magistrate Judge

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