IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 9, 2011
MICHAEL ANTHONY RIOS,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gary S. Austin United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO PROCEED (DOCUMENT #10)
IN FORMA PAUPERIS ON APPEAL and DIRECTING CLERK TO SERVE THE COURT OF APPEALS
Petitioner is a prisoner proceeding pro se with a petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254.
On August 24, 2010, judgment was entered dismissing the petition for writ of habeas corpus. On September 13, 2010, petitioner filed a notice of appeal, a motion for certificate of appealability. On March 4, 2011 petitioner filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis. Examination of petitioner's application to proceed in forma pauperis reveals that petitioner is unable to afford the costs of an appeal. Accordingly, the application to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal is GRANTED. See 28 U.S.C. § 1915. The Clerk is directed to serve a copy of this order on the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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