Blaine v. United States of America
ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis and ordering service upon respondents. Signed by US Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on 10/3/2017. (CG)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF SOUTH DAKOTA
JOSHUA JAY BLAINE,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Movant, Joshua Jay Blaine, has filed a pro se motion pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §
2255. From a reading of the motion, the court cannot determine that “it plainly
appears from the face of the petition . . . that the petitioner is not entitled to relief in
the district court” warranting summary dismissal pursuant to Rule 4 of the Rules
Governing Section 2255 Cases in the United States District Court. Therefore, it is
Mr. Blaine’s motion to proceed in forma pauperis (Docket 2) is granted.
The Clerk of Court will deliver or serve a copy of the motion on the
United States Attorney for the District of South Dakota.
The United States Attorney for the District of South Dakota will serve
and file an answer or responsive pleading to the motion, together with a legal brief or
memorandum, on or before November 3, 2017.
DATED this 3rd day of October, 2017.
BY THE COURT:
VERONICA L. DUFFY
United States Magistrate Judge
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