Mutschler v. United States of America
MINUTE ORDER lifting stay in this matter. Answer due within 45 days; Petitioner's 1 2255 Motion is noted for 3/24/2017. Authorized by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (PM) cc: petitioner via the USPS
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
RICHARD THAYNE MUTSCHLER,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
(related to CR14-328 TSZ)
The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable
Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge:
Having reviewed the Government’s status report, docket no. 7, indicating
15 that petitioner has voluntarily dismissed his direct appeal, and having reviewed the order
and mandate issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, docket
16 no. 77 in CR14-328 TSZ, the Court hereby LIFTS the stay of this matter.
Within thirty-five (35) days of the date of this Minute Order, the United
States shall file and serve an Answer in accordance with Rule 5 of the Rules Governing
Section 2255 Cases in United States District Courts. As part of such Answer, the United
States should state its position as to whether an evidentiary hearing is necessary.
The United States shall note its Answer for consideration on the fourth
Friday after it is filed. Petitioner may file and serve a response not later than the Monday
20 immediately preceding the Friday on which the Answer is noted. The United States may
file and serve a reply brief by the noting date of the Answer.
If no Answer is timely filed, the Court will deem petitioner’s motion
22 pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255, docket no. 1, ready for consideration on March 24, 2017.
MINUTE ORDER - 1
The Clerk is DIRECTED to note petitioner’s § 2255 motion, docket no. 1,
for March 24, 2017, and to send a copy of this Minute Order to all counsel of record and
2 to petitioner pro se.
Dated this 16th day of February, 2017.
William M. McCool
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