IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
August 20, 2008
DAVID CRUZ, PLAINTIFF
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
AND NOW, this 20th day of August, 2008, upon consideration of plaintiff's application (Doc. 17) to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal, and of the financial affidavit submitted in support thereof, which certifies that plaintiff has $327.12 on deposit in his prisoner trust fund account, (see Doc. 20), it is hereby ORDERED that the application (Doc. 17) is CONSTRUED as a motion to proceed without full payment of fees and costs and is GRANTED as so construed. See FED. R. APP. P. 24(a)(1) ("[A] party to a district-court action who desires to appeal in forma pauperis must file a motion in the district court. . . ."). Plaintiff shall be permitted to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge
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