Faulkner v. Spearman

Filing 8

ORDER Directing Clerk of Court to Amend Caption signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 06/05/2017. (Flores, E)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 KENNETH LEWIS FAULKNER, 5 6 7 Case No. 1:17-cv-00695-DAD-SKO HC Petitioner, ORDER DIRECTING CLERK OF COURT TO AMEND CAPTION v. DAVIES, Warden at Corcoran State Prison, 8 Respondent. (Doc. 7) 9 “If the petitioner is currently in custody under a state court judgment, the petition must name 10 11 as respondent the state officer who has custody.” Rule 2(a) of the Rules Governing Section 2254 12 Cases in the United States District Courts. Petitioner has advised the Court that he is presently 13 incarcerated in High Desert State Prison, Susanville, California. As a result, M. Eliot Spearman, 14 Warden of High Desert State Prison, has custody of Petitioner. 15 Accordingly, the Court hereby ORDERS the Clerk of Court to amend the caption to reflect 16 17 the name of M. Eliot Spearman, Warden, High Desert State Prison, as Respondent. 18 19 IT IS SO ORDERED. 20 Dated: 21 June 5, 2017 /s/ Sheila K. Oberto UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 .

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