Cota v. Atkinson
ORDER - 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 Michael Cota's in forma pauperis status should be revoked on appeal. Re: ECF No. 13 USCA Referral Notice re ECF No. 10 Notice of Appeal. Signed by Chief Judge Miranda M. Du on 1/7/2022. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - HKL)
Case 3:21-cv-00432-MMD-CLB Document 14 Filed 01/07/22 Page 1 of 1
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEVADA
Case No. 3:21-cv-00432-MMD-CLB
This matter is referred to the Court for the limited purpose of determining whether
in forma pauperis status should continue on appeal. (ECF No. 13.) 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 Michael Cota’s in
forma pauperis status should be revoked on appeal. See Hooker v. American Airlines,
302 F.3d 1091, 1092 (9th Cir. 2002) (revocation of forma pauperis status is appropriate
where district court finds the appeal to be frivolous).
DATED THIS 7th Day of January 2022.
MIRANDA M. DU
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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