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18-012 - Lindsay v. Connecticut

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18-012 - Lindsay v. Connecticut
April 13, 2018
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ORDER. As discussed in the attached, The 8 Motion to Amend, which seeks to reopen this action and leave to file an amended petition is DENIED without prejudice. The 9 Amended Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus, is DISMISSED without prejudice and the 10 "Motions to Argument for Reconsideration Requesting an Evidentiary Hearing," is DENIED in all respects.Any new motion to reopen must be filed within twenty days of the date of this order and be accompanied by a second amended petition filed on a 28 U.S.C. ยง 2254 court form.The petitioner must answer all questions on the habeas petition form. In the spaces in the CLAIMS section of the form, the petitioner should separately include each ground on which he seeks to proceed and the facts in support of each ground. The court's section 2254 amended habeas form includes space for four grounds for relief. If the petitioner seeks to raise more than four grounds for relief, he must attach separate pages to the habeas form listing each additional ground separately and also indicate the facts in support of each ground. In addition, for each ground in the amended petition, the petitioner must indicate separately whether he exhausted that ground by raising it on direct appeal to the Connecticut Appellate and Connecticut Supreme Courts, or by raising it in a collateral proceeding, either in a motion or a state habeas petition, and on appeal to the Connecticut Appellate and Connecticut Supreme Courts, from the decision in the collateral proceeding. The Clerk is directed to send the petitioner a copy of this Ruling and Order and an Amended Section 2254 Habeas Corpus Petition form. Signed by Judge Michael P. Shea on 4/13/2018. (Taykhman, N.)