SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
OCTOBER TERM, 1994
on motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis
No. 93-9220. Decided October 11, 1994
Since 1987, pro se petitioner Whitaker has filed 23 claims for relief, all of which have been denied without recorded dissent. He has also been denied leave to proceed in forma pauperis, pursuant to this Court's Rule 39.8, for the last two petitions in which he has sought extraordinary relief.
Held: Whitaker is denied leave to proceed in forma pauperis in the instant case, and the Clerk is instructed not to accept any further petitions for extraordinary writs from him in noncriminal matters unless he pays the required docketing fee and submits his petitions in compliance with Rule 33. In order to prevent frivolous petitions for extraordinary relief from unsettling the fair administration of justice, this Court has a duty to deny in forma pauperis status to those individuals who have abused the system. In re Sindram, 498 U. S. 177, 179-180.
Pro se petitioner Fred Whitaker filed a petition for writ of mandamus and requests permission to proceed in forma pauperis under this Court's Rule 39. Pursuant to Rule 39.8,
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