IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
October 4, 2012
DANIEL MAURICE CARTER, PETITIONER,
MIKE MCDONALD,*FN1 RESPONDENT.
Petitioner is a state prisoner without counsel seeking a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. On June 26, 2012, respondent filed an answer to petitioner's petition for writ of habeas corpus. Dckt. No. 13. Pursuant to the court's May 3, 2012 order, petitioner's reply, if any, was to be filed and served within 30 days of service of the answer. Dckt. No. 9. On September 6, 2012, petitioned filed a letter with the court in which he explains that he inadvertently sent his reply to the Attorney General's office and that he has not been able to have it returned. Dckt. No. 19. Given petitioner's inadvertence, the court will grant petitioner an additional 30 days to redraft his reply and file it with the court.
Accordingly, it is ORDERED that petitioner's reply, if any, shall be filed and served within 30 days from the date this order is served.