West v. Schriro, et al
ORDER granting 149 MOTION Request for Authorization for Habeas Counsel to Conduct State-Court Litigation. By issuance of this order, the Court does not purport to encourage, approve, or convey any position with respect to the merits of the proposed litigation.. Signed by Judge David C Bury on 7/12/2011.(JKM)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA
Thomas Paul West,
Dora B. Schriro, et al.,
) No. CV-98-218-TUC-DCB
) DEATH PENALTY CASE
Federally-appointed habeas counsel have filed a motion seeking authorization to
represent Petitioner in state court for the purpose of challenging an Arizona statute directing
that the Arizona Department of Corrections supervise implementation of lethal injection as
the method of execution for condemned inmates. Petitioner is slated to be executed in seven
days, on Tuesday, July 19, 2011. To avoid unwarranted delay, the motion is GRANTED
(Doc. 149). By issuance of this order, the Court does not purport to encourage, approve, or
convey any position with respect to the merits of the proposed litigation.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
DATED this 12th day of July, 2011.
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