McKnight v. Tesla Motors Inc
ORDER re ECF No. 14 USCA Referral Notice re ECF No. 11 Notice of Appeal, certifying that any in forma pauperis appeal from the order of dismissal would be frivolous or would not be taken in good faith. Plaintiff's IFP status should be revoked on appeal. Signed by Judge Miranda M. Du on 10/9/2018. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF and also sent to USCA 9th Circuit - KR)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEVADA
Case No. 3:18-cv-00220-MMD-WGC
TESLA MOTORS INC.,
This matter is referred to the Court for the limited purpose of determining whether
in forma pauperis status should continue on appeal. (ECF No. 14.) This Court certifies
that any in forma pauperis appeal from its order of dismissal would be frivolous or would
not be taken “in good faith” pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3). Plaintiff’s in forma
pauperis status should be revoked on appeal. See Hooker v. American Airlines, 302
F.3d 1091, 1092 (9th Cir. 2002) (holding that revocation of forma pauperis status is
appropriate where district court finds the appeal to be frivolous).
DATED THIS 9th day of October 2018.
MIRANDA M. DU
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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