Bryan v. Glebe

Filing 7

ORDER DIRECTING SERVICE by 1st Class/Certified Mail/Return Receipt Requested; mailed to Respondent & AG's office on 2/21/14. Signed by Magistrate Judge Karen L Strombom. (CMG; cc to Petitioner w/instruction sheet)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT TACOMA 6 7 8 RICHARD WESLEY BRYAN, Petitioner, 9 CASE NO. C14-5147 BHS-KLS ORDER FOR SERVICE AND RETURN, § 2254 PETITION v. 10 PAT GLEBE, 11 Respondent. 12 13 The Court hereby ORDERS as follows: 14 (1) The Clerk shall arrange for service by certified mail upon Respondent and the 15 Attorney General for the State of Washington, copies of the petition, and all documents in 16 support thereof. All costs of service shall be advanced by the United States. The Clerk shall 17 assemble the necessary documents to effect service. In addition, the Clerk shall send Petitioner a 18 copy of the Order and Pro Se Instruction Sheet. 19 (2) Within forty-five (45) days after such service, Respondent(s) shall file and serve 20 an answer in accordance with Rule 5 of the Rules Governing §2254 Cases in United States 21 District Courts. As part of such answer, Respondent(s) should state whether Petitioner has 22 exhausted available state remedies, whether an evidentiary hearing is necessary, and whether 23 there is any issue of abuse or delay under Rule 9. Respondent(s) shall not file a dispositive 24 ORDER FOR SERVICE AND RETURN, § 2254 PETITION- 1 1 motion in place of an answer without first showing cause as to why an answer is inadequate. 2 Respondent(s) shall file the answer with the Clerk of the Court and serve a copy of the answer 3 upon petitioner. 4 (3) The answer will be treated in accordance with Local Rule CR 7. Accordingly, 5 upon receipt of the answer the Clerk will note the matter for consideration on the fourth Friday 6 after the answer is filed, Petitioner may file and serve a response not later than on the Monday 7 immediately preceding the Friday appointed for consideration of the matter, and Respondent 8 may file and serve a reply brief not later than on the Thursday immediately preceding the Friday 9 designated for consideration of the matter. 10 DATED this 23 day of October, 2013. 11 12 A 13 Karen L. Strombom United States Magistrate Judge 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 ORDER FOR SERVICE AND RETURN, § 2254 PETITION- 2