Glassco v. Houston
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER denying 13 the Petitioner's Motion for Leave to Conduct Discovery. Ordered by Senior Judge Richard G. Kopf. (Copy mailed to pro se party)(MKR)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEBRASKA
SCOTTY R. GLASSCO,
ROBERT HOUSTON, Director of
Department of Corrections,
This matter is before the court on Petitioner’s Motion for Leave to Conduct
Discovery. (Filing No. 13.) Respondent has objected to Petitioner’s Motion. (Filing
No. 15.) In his Objection, Respondent states that he has already provided to Petitioner
all records considered by the jury and the Nebraska state courts on direct appeal and
post-conviction review. (Id. at CM/ECF pp. 1-2.)
The court has carefully reviewed the record in this matter and finds that
Petitioner’s Motion should be denied until after the court carefully reviews the
procedural default issues in this case. In the event the court determines that additional
records are necessary, the court will order Respondent to provide them.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that: Petitioner’s Motion for Leave to Conduct
Discovery (Filing No. 13) is denied.
DATED this 20 th day of April, 2012.
BY THE COURT:
Richard G. Kopf
Senior United States District Judge
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