IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 15, 2011
TAIDE MUNGUIA, PETITIONER,
RANDY GROUNDS, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254, along with an application to proceed in forma pauperis and certified trust account statement. However, petitioner did not sign the in forma pauperis affidavit. Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure require all litigants to sign documents submitted to the court. Id. Therefore, petitioner will be provided the opportunity to submit a properly signed application. Petitioner need not provide another certified trust account statement. Petitioner is cautioned that failure to comply with this order may result in a recommendation that this action be dismissed.
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. Petitioner shall submit, within thirty days from the date of this order, the attached and completed notice of submission form, and a signed application to proceed in forma pauperis; and
2. The Clerk of the Court is directed to send petitioner a copy of the in forma pauperis form used by this district.
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA TAIDE MUNGUIA,
RANDY GROUNDS, NOTICE OF SUBMISSION
No. 2:11-cv-2082 KJN P
Petitioner hereby submits the following document in compliance with the court's order filed Signed application to proceed in forma pauperis.
(Certified trust account statement provided on August 5, 2011, Dkt. No. 2.)
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