Darnell v. Merchant et al

Filing 2

ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE ENTERED: Respondent is required to show cause on or before May 15, 2017, why the writ should not be granted. Petitioner has until June 15, 2017, to file a traverse thereto. Signed by District Judge John W. Lungstrum on 04/18/17. A copy of this order was e-mailed to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas. (smnd)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS BOBBI DARNELL,, Petitioner, v. JOHN MERCHANT, SHERIFF Brown County, Kansas, and KICKAPOO TRIBE IN KANSAS, KICKAPOO RESERVATION, HORTON, KANSAS, Respondents. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CIVIL ACTION No. 17-3063-JWL ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE This matter is a petition for habeas corpus filed pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 1303. The court has examined the record and finds that a responsive pleading is required. IT IS, THEREFORE, BY THE COURT ORDERED that the respondent is hereby required to show cause on or before May 15, 2017 why the writ should not be granted; that the petitioner has until June 15, 2017 to file a traverse thereto, admitting or denying under oath all factual allegations therein contained; and that the file then be returned to the undersigned judge for such further action as may be appropriate. Copies of this order shall be transmitted to the parties and to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated this 18th day of April, 2017 at Kansas City, Kansas. s/ John W. Lungstrum JOHN W. LUNGSTRUM UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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