Carstaffin, Jr. v. Boyett

Filing 9

ORDER transferring case to Northern District of Georgia. Signed by Magistrate Judge G. R. Smith on 12/23/16. (jlm)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT ^^'iS SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA po '" SAVANNAH DIVISION WILSON CARSTAFFIN, Petitioner, CV416-103 V. JOHN BOYETT, Respondent. ORDER Wilson Carstaffin is a state prisoner confined at Long State Prison in Ludowici, Georgia, for crimes committed in Fulton County, Georgia. Doc. 1; see Georgia Department of Corrections Inmate Locator, He has filed a habeas petition pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254, raising several ineffective assistance of counsel claims. Doc. 1. He evidently chose to file his § 2254 petition in this judicial district because he is incarcerated in Long County. See 28 U.S.C. § 90(c)(5) (Brunswick division). He was convicted, however, in Fulton County, which lies within the Northern District of Georgia. 28 U.S.C. § 90(a)(2). A federal habeas petitioner is allowed to file his petition in either the

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