Wren v. Maye
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that petitioner's writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ' 2241 is DISMISSED for lack of jurisdiction. An Order of Dismissal shall accompany this Memorandum and Order. Signed by District Judge E. Richard Webber on July 21, 2014. (BRP)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
SHANNON D. WREN,
No. 4:14CV01270 ACL
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This matter is before the Court on petitioner=s pro se petition for writ of
habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ' 2241.
A district court’s jurisdiction over writs filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ' 2241 is
geographically limited to the judicial district in which petitioner=s custodian is
located. 28 U.S.C. ' 2241(a); Rumsfeld v. Padilla, 542 U.S. 426, 442 (2004).
Petitioner is currently confined at USP Leavenworth in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Petitioner=s custodian, therefore, is located within the District of Kansas.
Consequently, this Court lacks jurisdiction to grant the writ, and this case shall be
dismissed pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(h)(3).
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that petitioner=s writ of habeas corpus pursuant
to 28 U.S.C. ' 2241 is DISMISSED for lack of jurisdiction.
An Order of Dismissal shall accompany this Memorandum and Order.
So Ordered this 21st day of July, 2014.
E. RICHARD WEBBER
SENIOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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