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Case 2:13-cv-01698-GMN-PAL Document 2 Filed 09/20/13 Page 1 of 1

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

DISTRICT OF NEVADA

ERICK MARQUIS BROWN,

Petitioner,

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vs.
BRIAN WILLIAMS, et al.,
Respondents.

2:13-cv-01698-GMN-PAL
ORDER

This action is a pro se petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254,
by a Nevada state prisoner. Petitioner has submitted a motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis
and a petition for a writ of habeas corpus. Based on the information regarding petitioner's financial
status, the motion to proceed in forma pauperis is denied. Petitioner must pay the $5.00 filing fee
for habeas corpus actions. 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a). Petitioner shall be given an opportunity to pay the
fee in this action.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis

(ECF No. 1) is DENIED. Petitioner shall have thirty (30) days from the date this order is entered in
which to have the $5.00 filing fee sent to the Clerk. Failure to do so may result in the dismissal of
this action.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk SHALL SEND petitioner two copies of this

order. Petitioner is ordered to make the necessary arrangements to have one copy of this order
attached to the check in the amount of the $5.00 filing fee.

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk shall RETAIN the petition but not file it at

this time.

Dated this 20th day of September, 2013.


Gloria M. Navarro
United States District Judge

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