United States District Court, C.D. Illinois, Springfield Division
December 20, 2005.
LAWRENCE P. GREEN, Petitioner,
ALAN UCHTMAN, Respondents.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: JEANNE SCOTT, District Judge
This cause is before the Court on Petitioner's Petition under
28 U.S.C. § 2254 for a Writ of Habeas Corpus (d/e 1) (Petition).
This is the initial consideration of Petitioner's Petition under
Rule 4 of the Rules Governing § 2254 Cases. After a review of the
Petition, this Court finds that a summary dismissal is not
THEREFORE, the Attorney General for the State of Illinois is
ordered to file an answer to Petitioner's Petition, pursuant to
Rule 5 of the Rules Governing 28 U.S.C. § 2254 Cases, on or
before February 21, 2006. The answer shall discuss the merits and
the procedural posture of the Petition, i.e. whether Petitioner
has exhausted his state remedies and/or procedurally defaulted any of his claims. See Rule 5 of the Rules Governing
§ 2254 Cases.
IT IS THEREFORE SO ORDERED.
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