McCants v. Alves
Petitioner: Owen McCants
Respondent: Nelson Alves
Case Number: 1:2021cv10386
Filed: March 8, 2021
Court: US District Court for the District of Massachusetts
Presiding Judge: Denise J Casper
Nature of Suit: Habeas Corpus (General)
Cause of Action: 28 U.S.C. ยง 2254
Jury Demanded By: None
Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
May 4, 2021 Filing 7 Judge Denise J. Casper: ORDER entered. 1.The application to proceed without prepaying fees or costs is GRANTED.2.The motion to submit only original copy of the Petition is GRANTED.3.The motion for appointment of counsel is DENIED without prejudice to renew after Respondent has filed a response to the Petition. 4.The motion for evidentiary hearing is DENIED without prejudice.5.The Clerk shall serve a copy of the Petition upon Superintendent Nelson Alves and the Attorney General for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Attention: Chief of the Appellate Division, Office of the Attorney General, One Ashburton Place, 18th Floor, Boston, MA 02108.6.The Respondent shall, within 21 days of the date of this Order, file an answer (or other proper responsive pleading) to the Petition. The answer (or other responsive pleading) must include a statement notifying this Court of the existence of any victim or victims as defined by 18 USC 3771. (PSSA, 4)
March 8, 2021 Filing 6 ELECTRONIC NOTICE of Case Assignment. Judge Denise J. Casper assigned to case. If the trial Judge issues an Order of Reference of any matter in this case to a Magistrate Judge, the matter will be transmitted to Magistrate Judge M. Page Kelley. (Finn, Mary)
March 8, 2021 Filing 5 MOTION to Appoint Counsel by Owen McCants.(Castilla, Francis)
March 8, 2021 Filing 4 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by Owen McCants. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit)(Castilla, Francis)
March 8, 2021 Filing 3 MOTION for Evidentiary Hearing by Owen McCants. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit)(Castilla, Francis)
March 8, 2021 Filing 2 MOTION to Submit original petition by Owen McCants.(Castilla, Francis)
March 8, 2021 Filing 1 PETITION for Writ of Habeas Corpus pursuant to 28:2254, filed by Owen McCants. (Attachments: #1 envelope)(Castilla, Francis) (Additional attachment(s) added on 3/8/2021: #2 Exhibit) (Castilla, Francis).

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