ANTHONY v. HASSELL
MEMORANDUM OPINION Signed by Judge William M Acker, Jr on 12/10/13. (SAC )
2013 Dec-10 AM 11:52
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
JOSEPH DANIEL ANTHONY,
SCOTT HASSELL, Warden,
Case No. 4:13-cv-1423-WMA-PWG
This case is before the court on the Petition for Habeas
Corpus brought by petitioner, Joseph Daniel Anthony (“Petitioner”),
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241. Petitioner initially filed this case
on May 8, 2013, in the Northern District of Florida.
(Doc. # 1).
On July 31, 2013, the case was transferred to the Northern District
(Doc. # 7).
Upon review, the assigned magistrate judge found a preceding
Petitioner on April 24, 2013.
(See Anthony v. Hassell, et al., No.
petitions seek identical relief and are, in fact, nearly identical
copies of one another. (Compare 4:13-cv-0767-SLB-PWG Doc. # 1 with
4:13-cv-1427-WMA-PWG Doc. # 1). Accordingly, on November 20, 2013,
the magistrate judge ordered Petitioner to show cause within
fourteen (14) days why this later-filed petition should not be
dismissed as duplicative.
(Doc. # 8).
nothing in response to this order.
Petitioner has filed
Accordingly, this case is due to be dismissed as duplicative
of Petitioner’s earlier-filed and currently pending § 2241 habeas
An appropriate order will be entered.
DONE this 10th day of December, 2013.
WILLIAM M. ACKER, JR.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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