Dominquez v. Baker et al
ORDER - Counsel for petitioner shall meet with petitioner as soon as reasonably possible. Amended petition due by 90 days from date of this order. Answer/response due 45 days after service of amended petition; reply due 30 days thereafter. Any state court exhibits shall be filed with an index as specified herein; and courtesy copies of exhibits mailed to Reno Staff Attorney. Signed by Judge Howard D. McKibben on 5/22/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - DRM)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEVADA
DAVID SANCHEZ DOMINGUEZ,
Case No. 3:17-cv-00053-HDM-WGC
RENEE BAKER, 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 David Sanchez Dominguez. On April 10, 2017, this
court granted petitioner’s motion for counsel and appointed the Federal Public Def ender
to represent petitioner in this action (ECF No. 3). On May 9, 2017, C.B. Kirschner of the
Federal Public Defender’s Office appeared on behalf of petitioner (ECF No. 7). 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 am ended 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. If petitioner does not file an amended petition, respondents shall
have forty-five (45) days from the date on which the amended petition is due within
which to answer, or otherwise respond to, petitioner’s original 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 May 22, 2017.
HOWARD D. MCKIBBEN
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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