UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
December 13, 2012
JOHNNY LEE BRIGGS,
SUPERIOR COURT OF FRESNO COUNTY, ET AL.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gary S. Austin United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DENYING PETITIONER'S MOTION TO REINSTATE PETITION [Doc. #12] DIRECTING CLERK OF COURT ORDER TO PROVIDE PETITIONER WITH FORM PETITION
Petitioner is a state prisoner proceeding pro se with a petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. On April 26, 2012, the District Court issued an order dismissing the petition for failure to exhaust state remedies. Judgment was entered on the same date and the case was terminated. On November 28, 2012, Petitioner filed the instant motion to reinstate the petition. He states he has completed exhaustion of his state remedies. Petitioner is advised that this case is closed. In order to 20 pursue habeas relief, he must file a new petition with the Court and commence a new case. The Clerk of Court will be directed to provide Petitioner with a blank form petition. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED: ) Petitioner's motion to reinstate petition is DENIED; and ) The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to provide Petitioner with a blank habeas form petition.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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