Taylor v. Rasco et al

Filing 3

ORDER DIRECTING State to Respond re 1 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus filed by Christopher R. Taylor, Desoto County Facility Director. Answer due 8/18/2021; Desoto County Sheriff answer due 8/18/2021; Bill Rasco answer due 8/18/2021; Chad Wicker answer due 8/18/2021. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jane M. Virden on 6/4/2021. (cb)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI OXFORD DIVISION CHRISTOPHER R. TAYLOR v. PETITIONER No. 3:21-CV-00109-NBB-JMV BILL RASCO, ET AL RESPONDENTS ORDER DIRECTING STATE TO RESPOND Christopher R. Taylor has filed a petition for relief under 28 U.S.C. § 2241. It is ORDERED: 1. That no later than August 18, 2021, respondent, through the Attorney General of the State of Mississippi, file an answer to this action, along with full and complete transcripts of all proceedings in the state courts of Mississippi arising from the charge of a simple assault against the petitioner in the Circuit Court of Desoto County, Mississippi (to the extent such are relevant to the State’s response). 2. That within 14 days of service upon him of a copy of respondent's answer, petitioner may file his traverse or reply to the allegations contained in such answer. 3. The clerk of this court will serve by email (Return Receipt, High Importance) a copy of the petition, this order, acknowledgment of service of process form, and any other initial filings, upon the Attorney General of the State of Mississippi, or lawful successor, to Assistant Attorneys General Jerrolyn Owens and Bridgette Grant. The respondent must electronically file the completed acknowledgment of service of process form upon receipt. Petitioner is warned that failure to keep this court informed of his current address could lead to dismissal of this lawsuit. SO ORDERED, this, the 4th day of June, 2021. /s/ Jane M. Virden UNITED STATES MAGITRATE JUDGE

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