Hill v. Ayers

Filing 338

ORDER REGARDING DISCOVERY. Status Report due by 5/6/2013. Signed by Judge Claudia Wilken on 4/4/2013. (ndr, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/4/2013)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 MICHAEL HILL, Case Number 4-94-cv-641-CW 12 Petitioner, DEATH-PENALTY CASE 13 v. ORDER REGARDING DISCOVERY 14 15 KEVIN CHAPPELL, Warden of San Quentin State Prison, 16 Respondent. 17 In the last order entered in this capital habeas action, the 18 Court denied Petitioner’s request for an evidentiary hearing 19 regarding information Petitioner seeks from the Alameda County 20 District Attorney and the Oakland Police Department. Doc. No. 21 336. The Court stated that “Petitioner may be able to obtain the 22 information he seeks through informal means,” and that “[i]f that 23 fails, Petitioner may move to take depositions, serve 24 interrogatories, or otherwise conduct discovery.” Id. at 2. 25 As directed, id., Petitioner has submitted a status report 26 regarding this matter. (Doc. No. 337. It appears that 27 Petitioner is dissatisfied with the response he has received from 28 the District Attorney, and requests “further action by this 1 Court.” 2 requests additional time to obtain information informally from 3 the Oakland Police Department. 4 Id. at 3; see id. at 7. In addition, Petitioner Id. To the extent that Petitioner is asking the Court to take 5 “further action” at this time, the request is denied. 6 previously ordered, “Petitioner may move to take depositions, 7 serve interrogatories, or otherwise conduct discovery.” 8 336 at 2. 9 informally from the Oakland Police Department is granted. Rather, as Doc. No. The request for additional time to obtain information The 10 Court directs the parties to file a subsequent status report 11 regarding this matter within thirty days of the date of this 12 order. 13 IT IS SO ORDERED. 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DATED: 4/4/2013 _______________ ______________________________ CLAUDIA WILKEN United States District Judge

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