King v. Cate

Filing 2

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE: That Respondent shall file/serve an Answer to the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus within (120) one-hundred, twenty-days of issuance of this Order; Petitioner may file a Traverse within (60) sixty-days of receipt of the Answer. Signed by Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong, on 3/2/10. (lrc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/4/2010) Modified on 3/5/2010 (jlm, COURT STAFF).

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1 2 3 4 5 6 DARREL KING, 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA OAKLAND DIVISION Case No: C 10-0778 SBA (PR) ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Petitioner, vs. 9 MATTHEW CATE, Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, 10 Respondent. 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Through counsel, Petitioner, a state prisoner, has filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254. Good cause appearing, the Court hereby issues the following orders: 1. The Clerk of the Court shall serve a copy of this Order and the petition and all attachments thereto upon Respondent and Respondent's attorney, the Attorney General of the State of California. The Clerk shall also serve a copy of this Order on Petitioner's counsel, Erik Babcock, 1212 Broadway, Suite 726, Oakland, CA 94612. 2. Respondent shall file with this Court and serve upon Petitioner, within one- hundred and twenty (120) days of the issuance of this Order, an Answer conforming in all respects to Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, showing cause why a writ of habeas corpus should not be issued. Respondent shall file with the Answer a copy of all portions of the relevant state records that have been transcribed previously and that are relevant to a determination of the issues presented by the petition. 3. If Petitioner wishes to respond to the Answer, he shall do so by filing a Traverse with the Court and serving it on Respondent within sixty (60) days of his receipt of the 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 27 28 Answer. Should Petitioner fail to do so, the petition will be deemed submitted and ready for decision sixty (60) days after the date Petitioner is served with Respondent's Answer. 4. Respondent may file a motion to dismiss on procedural grounds in lieu of an Answer, as set forth in the Advisory Committee Notes to Rule 4 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases. If Respondent files such a motion, Petitioner shall file with the Court and serve on Respondent an opposition or statement of non-opposition to the motion within sixty (60) days of receipt of the motion, and Respondent shall file with the Court and serve on Petitioner a reply within fifteen (15) days of receipt of any opposition. 5. Extensions of time are not favored, though reasonable extensions will be granted. Any motion for an extension of time must be filed no later than ten (10) days prior to the deadline sought to be extended. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: March 2, 2010 _______________________________ SAUNDRA BROWN ARMSTRONG United States District Judge -2- 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 27 28 -3G:\Sbalc2\Kei..\Prisoner\10-778 King - Order to Show Cause.doc

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