Ward v. Price
ORDER to SHOW CAUSE signed by Magistrate Judge Kendall J. Newman on 1/18/2017 ORDERING petitioner to show cause, within 30 days, why his failure to oppose respondent's 13 motion to dismiss should not be deemed a waiver of any opposition to the granting of the motion, and he shall file an opposition. (Yin, K)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JOSEPH LEE WARD,
No. 2:16-cv-1406 JAM KJN P
ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE
Petitioner is a state prisoner, proceeding pro se, with an application for writ of habeas
corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. On December 12, 2016, respondent filed a motion to
dismiss. Petitioner has not filed an opposition to the motion. Local Rule 230(l) provides in part:
“Failure of the responding party to file written opposition or to file a statement of no opposition
may be deemed a waiver of any opposition to the granting of the motion . . . .” Id.
Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that petitioner show cause, within
thirty days, why his failure to oppose respondent’s motion to dismiss (ECF No. 13) should not be
deemed a waiver of any opposition to the granting of the motion, and he shall file an opposition.
Petitioner is cautioned that failure to respond to the instant order, and to file an opposition to the
pending motion to dismiss, will result in a recommendation that this action be dismissed.
Dated: January 18, 2017
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