Swint et al v. Faceboake Inc. et al
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF FEES OR IFP APPLICATION: Plaintiff Robert James Swint is directed to render payment of the relevant fees or submit an IFP application to this Court's Pro Se Office within thirty (30) days of the date of this O rder. The Court certifies, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3), that any appeal from this Order would not be taken in good faith, and therefore in forma pauperis status is denied for the purpose of an appeal. See Coppedge v. Un ited States, 369 U.S. 438, 444-45 (1962).Fees due by 7/6/2021. In Forma Pauperis (IFP) Application due by 7/6/2021. (Signed by Judge Laura Taylor Swain on June 3, 2021) (Attachments: # 1 IFP application) (jjg) Transmission to Docket Assistant Clerk for processing.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
ROBERT JAMES SWINT; CHRYSTAL
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF FEES
OR IFP APPLICATION
FACEBOAKE INC., et al.,
LAURA TAYLOR SWAIN, Chief United States District Judge:
Plaintiff Robert James Swint brings this action pro se. To proceed with a civil action in
this court, the plaintiffs must either pay a total of $402.00 in fees – a $350.00 filing fee plus a
$52.00 administrative fee – or, to request authorization to proceed without prepayment of fees,
each submit a signed in forma pauperis (“IFP”) application. See 28 U.S.C. §§ 1914, 1915.
Plaintiff Robert James Swint submitted the complaint without the relevant fees or an IFP
application. Within thirty days of the date of this order, Plaintiff Robert James Swint must either
pay the $402.00 in fees or complete, sign, and submit the attached IFP application. If Plaintiff
Robert James Swint submits the IFP application, it should be labeled with docket number 1:21CV-4500 (LTS). If the Court grants the IFP application, Plaintiff Robert James Swint will be
permitted to proceed without prepayment of fees. See § 1915(a)(1).
The Clerk of Court is directed to mail a copy of this order to Plaintiff Robert James Swint
and note service on the docket. No summons shall issue at this time. If Plaintiff Robert James
Swint complies with this order, his claims shall be processed in accordance with the procedures
of the Clerk’s Office. If Plaintiff Robert James Swint fails to comply with this order within the
time allowed, his claims will be dismissed.
The Court certifies under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3) that any appeal from this order would
not be taken in good faith, and therefore IFP status is denied for the purpose of an appeal. Cf.
Coppedge v. United States, 369 U.S. 438, 444-45 (1962) (holding that appellant demonstrates
good faith when seeking review of a nonfrivolous issue).
June 3, 2021
New York, New York
/s/ Laura Taylor Swain
LAURA TAYLOR SWAIN
Chief United States District Judge
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