Quinata v. Zavislan
ORDER DIRECTING SUBSTITUTION OF PARTY: the Clerk of Court is directed to substitute Donna Zavislan as the Respondent in this action. Signed by Magistrate Judge Theresa L Fricke. **1 PAGE(S), PRINT ALL**(Tanya Quinata, Prisoner ID: 355473)(CMG)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
TANYA NADINE QUINATA,
Case No. 3:17-cv-05268-RBL-TLF
ORDER DIRECTING SUBSTITUTION OF
STATE OF WASHINGTON,
Petitioner Tanya Nadine Quinata has filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus naming the
State of Washington as Respondent. Dkt. 1. The proper respondent to a habeas petition is the
“person who has custody over [the petitioner].” 28 U.S.C. § 2242; see also § 2243; Brittingham
v. United States, 982 F.2d 378 (9th Cir. 1992); Dunne v. Henman, 875 F.2d 244, 249 (9th Cir.
1989). According to her petition, Ms. Quinata is currently confined at the Washington
Corrections Center for Women (WCCW). The Superintendent of WCCW is Donna Zavislan.
Accordingly, the Clerk of Court is directed to substitute Donna Zavislan as the
Respondent in this action. The Clerk shall send copies of this Order to Petitioner and counsel
DATED this 4th day of May, 2017.
Theresa L. Fricke
United States Magistrate Judge
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