Smith v. United States of America
ORDER DIRECTING UNITED STATES TO RESPOND AND DENYING 9 MOTION TO EXPEDITE. Signed by Judge J. Daniel Breen on 4/10/18. (mbm)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
TEDDRICK LAMAR SMITH,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
ORDER DIRECTING UNITED STATES TO RESPOND AND
DENYING MOTION TO EXPEDITE
On April 27, 2015, Petitioner, Teddrick Lamar Smith, filed a pro se motion to vacate, set
aside, or correct his sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255 (“Petition”). (Case Number 15-cv01097, Docket Entry (“D.E.”) 1.)1 He later filed an amendment to the Petition to add a claim
under Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2551 (2015), (D.E. 4), and also submitted a
supplement to the Johnson claim, (D.E. 7; D.E. 6).2
Respondent, United States of America, is ORDERED to file a response to the Petition, as
supplemented, within twenty-eight days from the date of this order.
See Rules Governing
Section 2255 Proceedings for the United States District Courts (“Habeas Rules”), Rule 5(a).
Smith may, if he chooses, submit a reply to Respondent’s answer or response within
twenty-eight days of service. See Habeas Rule 5(d). Petitioner may request an extension of time
to reply by filing a motion on or before the due date of his reply.
Hereinafter, all citations will reference civil case number 15-cv-01097.
Petitioner also submitted a motion to expedite this § 2255 proceeding, which is DENIED
as moot. (D.E. 9.)
IT IS SO ORDERED this 10th day of April 2018.
s/ J. DANIEL BREEN
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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