Chao v. Neven et al
ORDER that petitioner has 90 days from the date of this order to file and serve on respondents an amended petition for writ of habeas corpus. Respondents have 45 days after service of the amended petition to answer or otherwise respond to. Petit ioner has 30 days after service of the answer or responsive pleading to file and serve his response. The parties shall send courtesy copies of all exhibits to the Reno Division of this court. Signed by Chief Judge Gloria M. Navarro on 12/5/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - SLD)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEVADA
GREG TAKUNG CHAO,
Case No. 2:14-cv-02039-GMN-PAL
D.W. NEVEN, et al.,
This action is a petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §
2254 by Nevada state prisoner Greg Takung Chao. On November 2, 2017, this court
granted petitioner’s motion for counsel and appointed the Federal Public Defender to
represent petitioner in this action (ECF No. 12). On December 1, 2017, C.B. Kirschner
of the Federal Public Defender’s Office appeared on behalf of petitioner (ECF No. 14).
The court now sets a schedule for further proceedings in this action.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that counsel for petitioner shall meet with
petitioner as soon as reasonably possible, if counsel has not already done so, to: (a)
review the procedures applicable in cases under 28 U.S.C. § 2254; (b) discuss and
explore with petitioner, as fully as possible, the potential grounds for habeas corpus
relief in petitioner’s case; and (c) advise petitioner that all possible grounds for habeas
corpus relief must be raised at this time in this action and that the failure to do so will
likely result in any omitted grounds being barred from future review.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that petitioner shall have ninety (90) days from the
date of this order to FILE AND SERVE on respondents an amended petition for writ of
habeas corpus, which shall include all known grounds for relief (both exhausted and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that respondents shall have forty-five (45) days
after service of an amended petition within which to answer, or otherwise respond to,
the amended petition.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, if and when respondents file an answer or
other responsive pleading, petitioner shall have thirty (30) days after service of the
answer or responsive pleading to file and serve his response.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that any state court record exhibits filed by the
parties herein shall be filed with an index of exhibits identifying the exhibits by number
or letter. The CM/ECF attachments that are filed shall further be identified by the
number or letter of the exhibit in the attachment.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the parties SHALL SEND courtesy copies of all
exhibits to the Reno Division of this court. Courtesy copies shall be mailed to the Clerk
of Court, 400 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV, 89501, and directed to the attention of “Staff
Attorney” on the outside of the mailing address label. Additionally, in the future, all
parties shall provide courtesy copies of any additional exhibits submitted to the court in
this case, in the manner described above.
DATED: 5 December 2017.
GLORIA M. NAVARRO, CHIEF JUDGE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
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