Humberto Figueroa-Guizar v. Keeton

Filing 11

ORDER Granting Petitioner's 10 Motion to Amend to Name a Proper Respondent signed by Magistrate Judge Jennifer L. Thurston on 06/07/2017. (Flores, E)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 HUMBERTO FIGUEROA-GUIZAR, 12 13 14 Case No. 1:17-cv-00504-JLT (HC) ORDER GRANTING PETITIONER’S MOTION TO AMEND TO NAME A PROPER RESPONDENT Petitioner, v. KEETON, Warden, 15 [Doc. 10] Respondent. 16 17 On May 9, 2017, the Court issued an order granting Petitioner leave to amend the petition 18 to name a proper respondent. On May 30, 2017, Petitioner filed a motion to amend to name 19 Warden Keeton as Respondent in this matter. Keeton is the warden of the petitioner’s institution 20 and has “day-to-day control” over him; therefore, he is the correct respondent. 21 Accordingly, Petitioner’s motion to amend the instant petition and name a proper 22 respondent is GRANTED. The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to substitute Keeton, Warden, as 23 Respondent. 24 25 26 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: June 7, 2017 /s/ Jennifer L. Thurston UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 27 28 1

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