IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 11, 2008
DAVID PRIEST, PETITIONER,
D.K. SISTO, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Craig M. Kellison United States Magistrate Judge
Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding in appointed counsel, brings this petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. Pending before the court is petitioner's request for an extension of time (Doc. 19).
On June 12, 2008, the court issued an order appointing counsel and providing appointed counsel an opportunity to file a supplemental merits brief. Petitioner now seeks an extension of that deadline. Good cause appearing therefor, the request will be granted.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Petitioner's motion for an extension of time is granted;
2. Petitioner may file a supplemental merits brief within 30 days of the date of service of this order; and
3. Respondent's brief and petitioner's reply deadlines are modified accordingly.
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