IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 12, 2010
ANTONIO V. VILLASENOR, PETITIONER,
MICHAEL MARTEL, RESPONDENT.
Petitioner is a state prisoner without counsel seeking a writ of habeas corpus. See 28 U.S.C. § 2254. On March 23, 2010, petitioner filed a motion for stay and abeyance in order to exhaust his claims in state court. On June 9, 2010, respondent filed a statement of non-opposition to the motion.
On May 20, 2010, the court granted petitioner's previous motion to proceed in forma pauperis. On May 25, 2010, petitioner filed another motion to proceed in forma pauperis.
It is hereby ORDERED that:
1. Petitioner's motion for a stay and abeyance is granted. Petitioner shall inform the court within 30 days of the date when all of his claims have been exhausted in state court.
2. Plaintiff's May 25, 2010 motion to proceed in forma pauperis is denied as unnecessary.
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