Wilson v. Sisto

Filing 6

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Dale A. Drozd on 12/30/09 ORDERING that petitioner's 5 applictation to proceed IFP is GRANTED; respondent to file a response to the petition w/in 60 days; reply due w/in 30 days of answer; if response is a moti on, opposition or statement of non-opposition due w/in 30 days of motion, reply due w/in 14 days thereafter; and the clerk to serve a copy of this order, a copy of the petition and the Order re Consent on the Attorney General. (cc: Jennifer Neill)(Yin, K)

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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 ///// 1 vs. D.K. SISTO, Respondent. / Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254, together with an application to proceed in forma pauperis. Examination of the in forma pauperis application reveals that petitioner is unable to afford the costs of suit. Accordingly, the application to proceed in forma pauperis will be granted. See 28 U.S.C. 1915(a). Since petitioner may be entitled to relief if the claimed violation of constitutional rights is proved, respondent will be directed to file a response to petitioner's habeas petition. In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. Petitioner's application to proceed in forma pauperis (Doc. No. 5), is granted; ORDER KARLOS WILSON, Petitioner, No. CIV S-09-3013 DAD P IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 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:4 wil3013.100 2. Respondent is directed to file a response to petitioner's habeas petition within sixty days from the date of this order. See Rule 4, Fed. R. Governing 2254 Cases. An answer shall be accompanied by all transcripts and other documents relevant to the issues presented in the petition. See Rule 5, Fed. R. Governing 2254 Cases; 3. If the response to the habeas petition is an answer, petitioner's reply, if any, shall be filed and served within thirty days after service of the answer; 4. If the response to the habeas petition is a motion, petitioner's opposition or statement of non-opposition to the motion shall be filed and served within thirty days after service of the motion, and respondent's reply, if any, shall be filed and served within fifteen days thereafter; and 5. The Clerk of the Court shall serve a copy of this order, a copy of the petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254 (Doc. No. 1), and the court's form regarding consent or request for reassignment on Jennifer A. Neill, Supervising Deputy Attorney General. DATED: December 30, 2009. 2

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