Ziegler v. Glebe

3:14-cv-05407 | W.D. Wash. | May 19, 2014

Case 3:14-cv-05407-BHS Document 7 Filed 05/19/14 Page 1 of 3

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT TACOMA JEFFREY SCOTT ZIEGLER, Petitioner, CASE NO. C14-5407 BHS-KLS v. ORDER FOR SERVICE AND ANSWER, § 2254 PETITION PATRICK GLEBE, Respondent. This is a federal habeas action filed under 28 U.S.C. § 2254. The Court, having reviewed petitioner’s federal habeas petition, hereby finds and ORDERS as follows: (1) The Clerk shall arrange for service by certified mail upon respondent and upon the Attorney General of the State of Washington, of copies of the petition, of all documents in support thereof, petitioner’s motion for extension of time, and of this Order. The Clerk shall also direct a copy of this Order and of the Court’s pro se instruction sheet to petitioner.

(2) Within forty-five (45) days after such service, respondent(s) shall file and serve an answer in accordance with Rule 5 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases in United States District Courts. As part of such answer, respondent(s) shall state whether petitioner has exhausted available state remedies and whether an evidentiary hearing is necessary.

Case 3:14-cv-05407-BHS Document 7 Filed 05/19/14 Page 2 of 3 Respondent(s) shall not file a dispositive motion in place of an answer without first showing cause as to why an answer is inadequate. Respondent(s) shall file the answer with the Clerk of the Court and serve a copy of the answer on petitioner.
(3) The answer will be treated in accordance with LCR 7. Accordingly, on the face of the answer, respondent(s) shall note it for consideration on the fourth Friday after filing. Petitioner may file and serve a response not later than the Monday immediately preceding the Friday designated for consideration of the matter, and respondent(s) may file and serve a reply not later than the Friday designated for consideration of the matter.
(4) Filing by Parties, Generally All attorneys admitted to practice before this Court are required to file documents
electronically via the Court’s CM/ECF system. All non-attorneys, such as pro se parties and/or prisoners, may continue to file a paper original with the Clerk. All filings, whether filed electronically or in traditional paper format, must indicate in the upper right hand corner the name of the magistrate judge to whom the document is directed.
For any party filing electronically, when the total of all pages of a filing exceeds fifty (50) pages in length, a paper copy of the document (with tabs or other organizing aids as necessary) shall be delivered to the Clerk’s Office for chambers. The chambers copy must be clearly marked with the words “Courtesy Copy of Electronic Filing for Chambers.”
Any document filed with the Court must be accompanied by proof that it has been served upon all parties that have entered a notice of appearance in the underlying matter. (5) Motions Any request for court action shall be set forth in a motion, properly filed and served.
Pursuant to LCR 7(b), any argument being offered in support of a motion shall be submitted as a Case 3:14-cv-05407-BHS Document 7 Filed 05/19/14 Page 3 of 3 part of the motion itself and not in a separate document. The motion shall include in its caption (immediately below the title of the motion) a designation of the date the motion is to be noted for consideration on the Court’s motion calendar.
(6) Direct Communications with District Judge or Magistrate Judge No direct communication is to take place with the District Judge or Magistrate Judge with
regard to this case. All relevant information and papers are to be directed to the Clerk. Dated this 19th day of May, 2014.


Karen L. Strombom United States Magistrate Judge