Scott v. Johnson et al

Filing 4

ORDER that Plaintiff shall pay the balance of the filing fee $345.00, accompanied by a copy of this order or file another application to proceed in forma pauperis. Plaintiff has 30 days from the date on which this order is entered to comply. Signed by Judge Kent J. Dawson on 1/8/2018. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - prisoner IFP instructions/form mailed to Plaintiff - SLD)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEVADA 6 7 8 9 STEVEN L. SCOTT, 10 Petitioner, 11 vs. 12 SUSAN JOHNSON, et al., 13 Case No. 2:17-cv-02289-KJD-PAL Respondents. ORDER 14 15 Plaintiff has submitted a petition for a writ of mandamus. He also has paid $5.00. However, 16 the filing fee for all actions other than a petition for a writ of habeas corpus is $350.00. 28 U.S.C. 17 ยง 1914(a). Plaintiff will need to pay the balance of the filing fee before this case may proceed. 18 IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that plaintiff shall make the necessary arrangements to pay 19 the balance of the filing fee, $345.00, accompanied by a copy of this order. In the alternative, 20 plaintiff shall file another application to proceed in forma pauperis, accompanied by a signed 21 financial certificate and a statement of his inmate account. The clerk of the court shall send plaintiff 22 a blank application form for incarcerated litigants. Plaintiff shall have thirty (30) days from the date 23 on which this order is entered to comply. Failure to comply will result in the dismissal of this 24 action. 25 DATED: January 8, 2018 26 27 28 _________________________________ KENT J. DAWSON United States District Judge

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