Campbell v. Grounds

Filing 24

ORDER DENYING 15 , 16 PETITIONER'S REQUESTS FOR AN EVIDENTIARY HEARING AND ORAL ARGUMENT. Signed by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on 9/26/2014. (blflc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/26/2014)

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1 2 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 4 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 5 SAN JOSE DIVISION 6 7 DESHAWN LEE CAMPBELL, Case No. 12-cv-06089-BLF Plaintiff, 8 v. 9 10 RANDY GROUNDS, Defendant. ORDER DENYING PETITIONER'S REQUESTS FOR AN EVIDENTIARY HEARING AND ORAL ARGUMENT [RE: ECF 15, 16] United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 Petitioner has filed requests for an evidentiary hearing and for oral argument on the merits 14 of his petition for writ of habeas corpus. After reviewing the parties’ briefing and the record, the 15 Court has determined that neither an evidentiary hearing nor oral argument is warranted in this 16 case. See Rule 8(a), Rules Governing Habeas Corpus Cases under Section 2254 (requiring district 17 court to review answer, transcripts, and state court records to determine whether an evidentiary 18 hearing is warranted); Habeas L.R. 2254-7(a) (requiring court to “give due consideration to 19 whether an evidentiary hearing will be held”); Habeas L.R. 2254-8(b) (granting court discretion 20 whether to hear oral argument). 21 Accordingly, Petitioner’s requests are DENIED. 22 IT IS SO ORDERED. 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: September 26, 2014 ______________________________________ BETH LABSON FREEMAN United States District Judge

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