Singh v. Sisto

Filing 3

ORDER signed by Judge Dale A. Drozd on 11/08/06: Petitioner is granted 30 days from the date of this order to submit the $5.00 filing fee or a new IFP application; petitioner's 1 habeas petition is DISMISSED with leave to amend; petitioner is granted 30 days from the date of this order in which to file an amended petition; the Clerk is directed to send petitioner a new habeas petition form and an IFP application. (Kirkpatrick, S)

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(HC)Singh v. Sisto Doc. 3 Case 2:06-cv-02442-MCE-DAD Document 3 Filed 11/09/2006 Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 vs. D.K. SISTO, Warden, Respondent. / Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus and "Modification of Sentence and Restitution, Coram Nobis and Corum De Novo Review." The pleading has been submitted on a California state court form. Petitioner has neither paid the $5.00 filing fee required in a federal habeas case nor filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis in such a case. See 28 U.S.C. 1914(a) and 1915(a). If petitioner has exhausted state court remedies with regard to the Sacramento County criminal conviction for which he was sentenced on January 14, 2000, he may file a federal petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254. Petitions for modification of sentence and for writs other than writs of habeas corpus are state court remedies not available in the federal district courts. ///// 1 Dockets.Justia.com IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA HARMEET SINGH, Petitioner, No. CIV S-06-2442 MCE DAD P ORDER Case 2:06-cv-02442-MCE-DAD Document 3 Filed 11/09/2006 Page 2 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 A petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254 must be filed on a proper form. Rule 2, Fed. R. Governing 2254 Cases in the United States District Courts. State court forms do not include all of the information that must be provided in a federal habeas petition. Accordingly, petitioner's habeas petition will be dismissed with leave to file an amended petition on the form provided with this order. Petitioner must complete all parts of the federal habeas petition form, including the facts concerning his exhaustion of state court remedies. Petitioner is cautioned that this action will be dismissed if the facts alleged on the form reveal that petitioner has not exhausted available state court remedies. Every ground for relief and the supporting facts with respect to the claim must be stated on the form, except that grounds for relief in excess of the number included on the form may be stated on continuation pages that follow precisely the same format as the form. Each ground for relief must identify a federal constitutional violation, and the supporting facts must demonstrate how that federal constitutional right was violated. Copies of state habeas petitions and evidentiary materials should not be attached to the form. In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. Petitioner is granted thirty days from the date of this order to submit the $5.00 filing fee or a properly completed application to proceed in forma pauperis on the form provided with this order; petitioner's failure to comply with this order or request an extension of time to do so will result in a recommendation that this action be dismissed without prejudice; 2. Petitioner's habeas petition is dismissed with leave to amend; 3. Petitioner is granted thirty days from the date of this order in which to file an amended petition on the form provided with this order; the amended petition must bear the case number assigned to this action and must be labeled "Amended Petition" at the top of the form; the form must be properly completed as set forth in the text of this order; petitioner's failure to comply with this order or request an extension of time to do so will result in a recommendation that this action be dismissed without prejudice. 2 Case 2:06-cv-02442-MCE-DAD Document 3 Filed 11/09/2006 Page 3 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 DAD:13:mp sing2442.101ampet 4. The Clerk of the Court is directed to send petitioner a form petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254, along with the appropriate in forma pauperis application form and instructions. DATED: November 8, 2006. 3

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