No. 74-2398.

514 F.2d 283 (1975)

Vernon Douglas EVANS, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. TENNESSEE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, et al., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

April 7, 1975.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David C. Howard, Memphis & Shelby County Legal Services Ass'n, G. Philip Arnold, Ratner, Sugarmon, Lucas & Salky, Memphis, Tenn., for plaintiff-appellant.

R. A. Ashley, Atty. Gen., Nashville, Tenn., for defendants-appellee.

Before PHILLIPS, Chief Judge, PECK and LIVELY, Circuit Judges.


This appeal presents the question of whether an unsuccessful plaintiff in a civil action who has been permitted to proceed in forma pauperis may be required to pay a filing fee to the clerk of the court and service fees to the marshal as costs. The plaintiff in this case filed pro se a civil rights complaint. He was permitted to proceed in forma pauperis and a legal services organization was appointed to represent him. Ultimately, the attorney representing...

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