IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 6, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, RESPONDENT,
DAVID NEAL, MOVANT.
Movant, a federal prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an amended motion to vacate, set aside, or correct his sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255. Since movant may be entitled to the requested relief if he can establish a violation of his constitutional rights, respondent will be directed to respond to the motion. See Rule 4, Rules Governing Section 2255 Proceedings.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Respondent shall file and serve a response to movant's amended § 2255 motion within sixty days after this order is served. See Rules 4 and 5, Rules Governing Section 2255 Proceedings;
2. If respondent files and serves an opposition to the § 2255 motion, movant's reply to the opposition shall be filed and served within thirty days after the opposition is served;
3. If respondent files and serves a procedural motion, movant's opposition shall be filed and served within thirty days after the countermotion is served, and respondent's reply shall be filed and served within thirty days after the opposition is served; and
4. The Clerk of the Court shall serve a copy of this order, together with a copy of the amended § 2255 motion filed by movant, on the United States Attorney or his authorized representative.
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