GONZALEZ v. HOLLINGSWORTH
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER that the Clerk shall reopen this case. ORDERED that the Clerk shall serve a copy of the 6 Amended Petition upon respondent Hollingsworth by regular mail. ORDERED that within 45 days of the date of the entry of this Order, respondent shall file and serve an answer. (Petition and Memo Order emailed on 8/12/2015). Signed by Judge Robert B. Kugler on 8/11/2015. (TH, )
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
Civ. No. 15-2993 (RBK)
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
WARDEN JORDAN HOLLINGSWORTH,
Petitioner is a federal prisoner currently incarcerated at F.C.I. Fort Dix in Fort Dix, New
Jersey. He is proceeding with a pro se petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §
2241. On July 7, 2015, this Court dismissed petitioner’s habeas petition for vagueness, but
petitioner was given him time to file an amended habeas petition. On August 5, 2015, this Court
received petitioner’s amended habeas petition. Accordingly, the Clerk will be ordered to reopen
In accordance with Rule 4 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, applicable to §
2241 cases through Rule 1(b) of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, this Court has
screened the amended petition for dismissal and determined that dismissal without an answer and
the record is not warranted.
Accordingly, IT IS this 11th day of August, 2015,
ORDERED that the Clerk shall reopen this case; and it is further
ORDERED that the Clerk shall serve a copy of the amended petition (Dkt. No. 6.) and
this Order upon respondent Hollingsworth by regular mail, with all costs of service advanced by
the United States; and it is further
ORDERED that the Clerk shall forward a copy of the amended habeas petition (Dkt. No.
6.) and this Order to the Chief, Civil Division, United States Attorney’s Office, at the following
email address: USANJ-HabeasCases@usdoj.gov; and it is further
ORDERED that within forty-five (45) days of the date of the entry of this Order,
respondent shall file and serve an answer which responds to the allegations and grounds in the
petition and which includes all affirmative defenses respondent seeks to invoke; and it is further
ORDERED that respondent shall file and serve with the answer certified copies of all
documents necessary to resolve petitioner’s claim(s) and affirmative defenses; and it is further
ORDERED that within forty-five (45) days of receipt of the answer, petitioner may file a
reply to the answer; and it is further
ORDERED that within seven (7) days of petitioner’s release, be it parole or otherwise,
respondent shall electronically file a written notice of the same with the Clerk.
s/Robert B. Kugler
ROBERT B. KUGLER
United States District Judge
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