Grady v. State of Mississippi

Filing 28

ORDER denying 24 Motion to Expand the Record. Signed by District Judge Sharion Aycock on 3/9/17. (rel)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI ABERDEEN DIVISION CHRISTOPHER GRADY PETITIONER v. No. 1:15CV172-SA-DAS STATE OF MISSISSIPPI RESPONDENT ORDER DENYING MOTION [24] TO EXPAND THE RECORD This matter comes before the court on the request by the pro se petitioner to expand the record in this case filed under 28 U.S.C. § 2254. In a § 2254 proceeding, a judge has the discretion to require the parties to expand the record as necessary and, if good cause is shown, authorize limited discovery. Rules Governing Section 2254 Proceedings, Rules 6–7. As this case has been dismissed for failure to exhaust state remedies, expanding the record could not affect the resolution of this case, As such, the instant motion [24] is DENIED. SO ORDERED, this, the 9th day of March, 2017. /s/ Sharion Aycock U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE

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