IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 29, 2010
RAYMOND JOEL TAFOYA, PETITIONER,
R.J. SUBIA, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Garland E. Burrell, Jr. United States District Judge
Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. The matter was referred to a United States Magistrate Judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) and Local Rule 302.
On February 23, 2010, the magistrate judge filed findings and recommendations herein which were served on all parties and which contained notice to all parties that any objections to the findings and recommendations were to be filed within twenty-one days. Respondent has filed objections to the findings and recommendations.
In accordance with the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C) and Local Rule 304, this court has conducted a de novo review of this case. Having carefully reviewed the entire file, the court finds the findings and recommendations to be supported by the record and by proper analysis.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The findings and recommendations filed February 23, 2010 (Dkt. No. 24) are adopted in full;
2. Respondent's July 27, 2009 motion to dismiss (Docket No. 19) is denied;
3. Respondent shall answer the petition*fn1 within thirty days after the filing date of this order, and shall include with the answer any and all transcripts or other documents relevant to the determination of the issues presented in the application that are not already part of the record; and
4. Petitioner's reply, if any, shall be filed within thirty days from the date respondents' answer is filed.