No. 2917.

333 S.C. 382 (1998)

510 S.E.2d 228

Curtis LAKES, Appellant, v. The STATE of South Carolina, Respondent.

Court of Appeals of South Carolina.

Decided December 14, 1998.

Rehearing Denied January 30, 1999.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Chief Attorney Daniel T. Stacey, of SC Office of Appellate Defense, of Columbia, for appellant.

Attorney General Charles M. Condon, Deputy Attorney General John W. McIntosh, Assistant Deputy Attorney General Teresa A. Knox and Assistant Attorney General Lawrence G. Wedekind, all of Columbia, for respondent.


Curtis Lakes, an inmate at Allendale Correctional Institution, filed and timely served a petition for writ of habeas corpus in the common pleas court of Orangeburg County. Lakes also submitted a motion and proposed order to proceed in forma pauperis. By order dated September 29, 1997, the trial judge denied Lakes's motion. Lakes appeals, alleging the trial judge erred in denying the motion to proceed in forma pauperis.1...

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