No. 07-70300.

528 F.3d 652 (2008)

In re State of ARIZONA; Terry Goddard; Paul Carter; Dora B. Schriro, State of Arizona; Terry L. Goddard, Arizona Attorney General; Paul Carter, Assistant Attorney General; Dora B. Schriro, Director of the Arizona Department of Corrections, Petitioners, v. United States District Court for the District of Arizona, Respondent, Robert V. Tuzon, Real Party in Interest.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed June 9, 2008.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Paul E. Carter, Deniel P. Schaack, and Terry Goddard, Phoenix, AZ, for the petitioners.

Frank R. Zapata, Phoenix, AZ, for the respondent.

Robert V. Tuzon, Tucson, AZ, for the real party in interest.

Before: ALEX KOZINSKI, Chief Judge, RONALD M. GOULD and CONSUELO M. CALLAHAN, Circuit Judges.


This is a petition for a writ of prohibition. Petitioners—State of Arizona, its Attorney General Terry Goddard and Assistant Attorney General Paul E. Carter1 — seek our intervention, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1651(a), to prohibit the district court from enforcing portions of a scheduling order entered in a prisoner civil rights lawsuit filed by real party in interest Robert V. Tuzon. Petitioners object to provisions...

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