Samuels v. Hassell

Filing 8

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge L Scott Coogler on 11/25/2013. (MSN)

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FILED 2013 Nov-25 PM 03:24 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA MIDDLE DIVISION RALSTON ENRICO SAMUELS, Petitioner, v. SCOTT HASSELL, Warden, Respondent. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 4:13-cv-01321-LSC-PWG MEMORANDUM OPINION This case is before the court on Respondent’s Motion to Dismiss as Moot (Doc. # 7), filed November 22, 2013. In the motion, Respondent notes that Petitioner was removed from the United States on June 26, 2013. (Doc. # 7-1). Because Petitioner has been removed, the court can no longer provide meaningful relief. Thus, the court finds that the petition for writ of habeas corpus is moot. See Nyaga v. Ashcroft, 323 F.3d 906, 913 (11th Cir. 2003). Accordingly, Respondent’s motion to dismiss is due to be granted and the petition is due to be dismissed. A separate order will be entered. Done this 25th day of November 2013. L. Scott Coogler United States District Judge [160704]

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