Hill v. Ayers

Filing 354

ORDER ON DISCOVERY ISSUE. Signed by Judge Claudia Wilken on 8/29/2014. (ndr, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/29/2014)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 OAKLAND DIVISION 11 12 13 Michael HILL, Petitioner, DEATH-PENALTY CASE v. 14 15 Case Number 4-94-cv-641-CW ORDER ON DISCOVERY ISSUE Kevin CHAPPELL, Warden of San Quentin State Prison, 16 Respondent. 17 18 On August 11, 2014, Petitioner filed a status report 19 outlining the status of discovery proceedings. Petitioner has 20 been seeking to obtain files and records covered by a subpoena 21 duces tecum pertinent to witnesses who had testified against him 22 in his underlying California capital case. 23 Petitioner states that, while the Oakland Police Department has 24 provided twenty-four of twenty-six reports pertinent to eight lay 25 witnesses against him, the Alameda County District Attorney’s 26 Office has not provided any further records pertinent to 27 jailhouse informant Arthur Allen. 28 before a magistrate judge to address the remaining matters. In his status report, He suggest a brief hearing 1 In lieu of referring the matter to a magistrate judge, the 2 Court directs the interested parties to meet and confer in good 3 faith regarding any outstanding discovery matters within twenty- 4 eight days of the date of this Order. 5 resolved, Petitioner may file a motion for discovery within 6 fourteen days thereafter. 7 If the dispute is not IT IS SO ORDERED. 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DATED: _______________ 8/29/2014 ______________________________ CLAUDIA WILKEN United States District Judge

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