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United States ex rel Edwards v. Schwartz

March 3, 2009

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, EX REL. XAVIER EDWARDS #R28955, PETITIONER,
v.
GREGORY SCHWARTZ, RESPONDENT.



The opinion of the court was delivered by: Milton I. Shadur Senior United States District Judge

MEMORANDUM ORDER

This Court's February 3, 2009 memorandum opinion and order dismissed the pro se petition that had been brought by Xavier Edward ("Edwards") under 28 U.S.C. §2254, seeking to obtain federal habeas relief against the state court conviction on which he is now serving a custodial sentence. On February 27 this District Court's Clerk's Office received Edwards' motion for an extension of time within which to file a notice of appeal from that dismissal.*fn1 Edwards has asserted a good cause for such an extension, as required by Rule 4(a)(5)(A)(ii): At Pinckneyville Correctional Center, where he is incarcerated, he is allowed only limited access to the prison law library.

This Court therefore grants Edwards' motion for an extension of 30 days, which would bring the date to April 4 in calendar terms but actually permits a filing by April 6 because April 4 is a Saturday. This grant of an extension does not of course address the question whether Edwards will ...


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