Julien v. Holder Jr. et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge James H Hancock on 10/30/2015. (JLC)
2015 Oct-30 AM 09:05
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
THEOPHILE DANIEL MARIO JULIEN,
ERIC H. HOLDER, Jr., et al.,
On June 16, 2014, the Petitioner, a citizen of Haiti, filed the instant petition for a writ of
habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241, challenging his continued detention at the Etowah
County Detention Center. (Doc. 1). The case is now before the court on the Respondents’ motion
to dismiss the petition as moot. (Doc.14). In their motion, the Respondents note that the
Petitioner was released from ICE custody on October 19, 2015.
Because the Petitioner has been released from ICE custody, his petition seeking that very
relief 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. Khader v. Holder, 843 F. Supp. 2d 1202 (N.D. Ala. 2011). A
separate order will be entered.
DONE this the
day of October, 2015.
SENIOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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