USA v. Jayson Moore


UNPUBLISHED OPINION ORDER FILED. [16-10187 Dismissed as Moot] Judge: EBC, Judge: ECP, Judge: SAH. Mandate pull date is 04/20/2017; denying as unnecessary motion to withdraw as counsel filed by Mr. Christopher W. Lewis [8173525-2] [16-10187]

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Case: 16-10187 Document: 00513933822 Page: 1 Date Filed: 03/30/2017 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT No. 16-10187 United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit FILED March 30, 2017 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee v. JAYSON HOWARD MOORE, also known as Jay Mafia, Defendant-Appellant Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas USDC No. 3:15-CR-533-1 Before CLEMENT, PRADO, and HIGGINSON, Circuit Judge. PER CURIAM: * Jayson Howard Moore appeals the district court’s commitment and competency examination order. See 18 U.S.C. § 4241(a), (b), (c); 18 U.S.C. § 4247(b), (c). Moore’s appeal is moot. The actions required by the district court’s order, which is the basis of the appeal, have been completed. Moore was determined to be incompetent to stand trial, and the district court issued a new order under § 4241(d) that committed Moore to the custody of the Attorney General for treatment. Accordingly, there is neither a live Pursuant to 5TH CIR. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5TH CIR. R. 47.5.4. * Case: 16-10187 Document: 00513933822 Page: 2 Date Filed: 03/30/2017 No. 16-10187 controversy on which this court can grant relief nor any relief that this court presently can grant Moore. See Calderon v. Moore, 518 U.S. 149, 150 (1996); Murphy v. Hunt, 455 U.S. 478, 481-82 (1982); see also United States v. Conlan, 520 F. App’x 246, 246-47 (5th Cir. 2013) (dismissing as moot an appeal based on a claim that the defendant was detained for a competency examination beyond the time permitted under §§ 4241(b) and 4247(b)); United States v. Montelongo, No. 94-50398, 1994 WL 442366, at *1 (5th Cir. July 25, 1994) (unpublished) (dismissing as moot a claim that the defendant was unlawfully detained for a competency evaluation); McLain v. Beto, 458 F.2d 503, 504 (5th Cir. 1972) (pretermitting the question of whether interlocutory orders were appealable because the appeal was moot). Accordingly, the appeal is DISMISSED AS MOOT; counsel’s motion to withdraw is DENIED AS UNNECESSARY. 2

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