UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
August 18, 2011
DANIEL LAQUINN JONES,
WARDEN ANTHONY HEDGEPETH, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sheila K. Oberto United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DEFERRING CONSIDERATION OF THE MOTION TO SUPPLEMENT EXHIBITS AND ARGUMENT UNTIL THE MERITS OF THE PETITION ARE CONSIDERED (DOC. 22)
Petitioner is a state prisoner proceeding pro se with a petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. The matter has been referred to the Magistrate Judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C.§ 636(b)(1) and Local Rules 302 and 303. Pending before the Court is Petitioner's motion to supplement exhibits and argument, filed on April 21, 2011.
The Court has reviewed the motion to supplement and the briefing recently filed by the parties.
A court has inherent power to control its docket and the disposition of its cases with economy of time and effort for both the court and the parties. Landis v. North American Co., 299 U.S. 248, 254-255 (1936); Ferdik v. Bonzelet, 963 F.2d 1258, 1260(9th Cir. 1992).
In the exercise of its discretion, the Court DEFERS consideration of, and ruling on, the motion until the Court considers the merits of the petition.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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