IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
March 16, 2012
WILLIAM A. PROCTOR,
KEVIN CHAPPELLE, ET AL.,*FN1 RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Craig M. Kellison United States Magistrate Judge
DEATH PENALTY CASE
Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding with appointed counsel, seeks a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254.
Second counsel for petitioner, Jolie Lipsig, Esq., seeks leave to withdraw from this case (Doc. 321). Good cause appearing therefor, the request will be granted. / / / / / / / / /
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The Clerk of the Court is directed to update the docket to reflect the new respondent;
2. Ms. Lipsig's motion to withdraw as second counsel (Doc. 321) is granted;
3. James Thomson, Esq., shall continue as petitioner's sole counsel.