UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 11, 2010
ARTHUR MARTINEZ, PETITIONER,
JOHN MARSHALL, WARDEN, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dean D. Pregerson United States District Judge
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636, the Court has reviewed the petition and other papers along with the attached Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Rosalyn M. Chapman, as well as respondent's Objections, and has made a de novo determination.
IT IS ORDERED that (1) the Report and Recommendation is approved and adopted; (2) the Report and Recommendation is adopted as the findings of fact and conclusions of law herein; (3) the Court determines petitioner was denied due process of law when the Governor reversed the Board's 2004 grant of parole to him without "some evidence" in the record; (4) the Court determines the California Supreme Court's decision determining the Governor's reversal of petitioner's 2004 grant of parole did not deny petitioner due process of law was an unreasonable application of federal law, and Judgment shall be entered granting the petition for writ of habeas corpus; and (5) the Board's 2004 grant of parole to petitioner is reinstated, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shall credit the time petitioner was incarcerated beyond his 2004 release date towards petitioner's parole period, and Judgment shall be entered accordingly.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk shall serve copies of this Order, the Magistrate Judgment's Report and Recommendation and Judgment by the United State mail on petitioner.
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