IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
November 15, 2011
ROBERT FUENTES, PETITIONER,
GREG LEWIS, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. This action was stayed on September 12, 2011 pending petitioner's exhaustion of claims in the California Supreme Court. Petitioner has now requested that the stay be lifted.
Good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Petitioner's motion to lift stay is granted;
2. Respondents are directed to file an answer within forty-five days from the date of this order. See Rule 4, Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases. Respondents shall include with the answer any and all transcripts or other documents relevant to the determination of the issues presented in the application. Rule 5, Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases; and
3. Petitioner's traverse, if any, is due on or before thirty days from the date respondents' answer is filed.
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