Koudee v. Holder et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge J Foy Guin, Jr on 7/11/12. (CTS, )
2012 Jul-11 AM 10:04
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
ERIC H. HOLDER, Attorney General of the
United States, et al.,
This is a habeas corpus case filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241 by Youru Koudee, pro
se. The petitioner contends that he is being illegally detained by the respondents and that he
is due to be released from custody pending his removal to Liberia under the Immigration and
Nationality Act. (Doc. 1). The respondents have filed a motion to dismiss this matter as
being moot. (Doc. 4). Upon consideration, the court finds that the respondents’ motion is
due to be granted and that the petition is due to be dismissed as moot.
In support of their motion to dismiss, the respondents have filed evidentiary materials
showing that the petitioner was released from custody under order of supervision on June 25,
2012. (Doc. 4-1). Thus, the petitioner’s claim for release under an order of supervision or
for repatriation is moot. See Nyaga v. Ashcroft, 323 F.3d 906, 913 (11th Cir. 2003) (“a case
must be dismissed as moot if the court can no longer provide ‘meaningful relief’”).
Accordingly, this matter is due to be dismissed as moot. A separate final order will be
DONE and ORDERED 11 July 2012.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
J. FOY GUIN, JR.
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