UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
October 31, 2012
DAVID J. VALENCIA, JR.,
CONNIE GIPSON, WARDEN,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sheila K. Oberto United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER GRANTING RESPONDENT THIRTY (30) DAYS IN WHICH TO FILE OPPOSITION OR NOTICE OF NONv. OPPOSITION TO PETITIONER'S MOTION TO AMEND THE FIRST AMENDED PETITION (DOC. 47)
ORDER PERMITTING PETITIONER TO FILE A REPLY TO ANY OPPOSITION WITHIN TWENTY (20) DAYS OF THE DATE OF SERVICE ORDER STAYING THE FILING OF A TRAVERSE PENDING RESOLUTION OF PETITIONER'S MOTION TO AMEND THE FIRST AMENDED PETITION
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 are 1) Petitioner's request for judicial notice of Fourteenth and Eighth Amendments in Grounds 3 and 4 and/or a motion to amend the petition (doc. 47), which the Court understands to be a motion to amend the first amended petition (FAP); and 2) Petitioner's motion to amend the FAP to change the name of the Respondent (doc. 37).
I. Briefing Schedule for Petitioner's Motion to Amend the Petition (Doc. 47)
Petitioner filed a first amended petition (FAP) on June 14, 2012. Respondent filed an answer on October 18, 2012.
Respondent is GRANTED leave to file opposition or notice of non-opposition to Petitioner's motion to amend the FAP (doc. 47) no later than thirty (30) days after the date of service of this order.
Petitioner is GRANTED leave to file a reply to any opposition filed by Respondent no later than twenty (20) days after the date of service of any opposition.
II. Staying the Filing of a Traverse
Pursuant to this Court's order of July 2, 2012, Petitioner's traverse to the answer is due thirty days after the date of service of the answer, or on or about November 25, 2012.
In view of the pendency of Petitioner's motion to amend the FAP, the Court's order to Petitioner to file a traverse is STAYED pending resolution of Petitioner's motion or further order of the Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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