This morning the Federal Circuit released a nonprecedential order granting leave to proceed in forma pauperis and transferring the case from the Merit Systems Protection Board to the Northern District of Texas. The Federal Circuit also issued two Rule 36 judgments. Here is the introduction to the order and links to the Rule 36 judgments
Luft v. Department of the Army (Nonprecedential Order)
Richard L. Luft moves for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and, in response to the court’s March 9, 2022 order, informs the court that he elects for transfer of this mixed-case to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and requests a refund of the docketing fee that he previously submitted.
Upon consideration thereof,
IT IS ORDERED THAT:
(1) The motion to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The Clerk of Court is directed to refund the filing fee.
(2) Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1631 and the court’s March 9, 2022 order, this case and all transmittals are transferred to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.