Cooper v. Smith

Filing 21

Judge George A. O'Toole, Jr: ORDER entered. The petition is DENIED as MOOT and the action is DISMISSED. [Copy of Order mailed to petitioner at address on docket (Suffolk County House of Correction) on 1/11/18.](PSSA, 3)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS CIVIL ACTION NO. 17-11707-GAO CHARLES C. COOPER, Petitioner, v. YOLANDA SMITH, Respondent. ORDER January 11, 2018 O’TOOLE, D.J. On August 30, 2017, immigration detainee Charles C. Cooper filed a “Motion for Release on Supervision,” which the Court construed as a Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus under 28 U.S.C. § 2241. The petitioner represented that he had been in post-removal detention since January 13, 2017, and sought immediate release. See Zadvydas v. Davis, 533 U.S. 678, 701 (2001). On December 13, 2017, the respondent filed a notice and supporting declaration informing the Court that the petitioner had been removed from the United States on November 28, 2017. Consequently, the petition is DENIED as MOOT and the action is DISMISSED. It is SO ORDERED. /s/ George A. O’Toole, Jr. United States District Judge

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