Thomas v. Hassell
MEMORANDUM OPINION Signed by Judge William M Acker, Jr on 3/17/15. (SAC )
2015 Mar-17 PM 02:02
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
PRINCE COREY THOMAS,
SCOTT HASSSELL, in his capacity as Chief/
Warden, Etowah County Detention Center.
This is a habeas corpus case filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241 by Prince Corey Thomas, pro
se. Petitioner contests his continued detention at the Etowah County Detention Center pending his
removal to Jamaica pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. Respondents now move to
dismiss the action as moot. (Doc. 8).
In support of their motion, Respondents have filed evidence showing that Petitioner was
released from custody under order of supervision. (Doc. 8-1). Thus, 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, Respondents’ motion is due to be granted, and this matter is due to be
dismissed as moot. A separate final order will be entered.
DONE this 17th day of March, 2015.
WILLIAM M. ACKER, JR.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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