NELSON v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
OPINION. Signed by Judge Noel L. Hillman on 7/17/2017. (rtm, )
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Civil Action No. 17-5083 (NLH)
It appearing that:
Pro se Petitioner Terrelle Nelson, a prisoner confined at
Federal Correctional Institution McKean in Bradford, Pennsylvania,
seeks to file a motion to vacate pursuant 28 U.S.C. § 2255.
Local Civil Rule 81.2 provides:
Unless prepared by counsel, . . . motions
under 28 U.S.C. §2255 shall be in writing
(legibly handwritten in ink or typewritten),
signed by the petitioner or movant, on forms
supplied by the Clerk.
L. CIV. R. 81.2(a).
Petitioner did not use the form supplied by the Clerk for
section 2255 motions, i.e., AO243 (modified): DNJ-Habeas-004 (Rev.
As a result, the Court will administratively terminate
If Petitioner wishes to reopen this case, within 30
days, he must submit a complete, signed motion on the correct form.
An appropriate order follows.
Dated: July 17, 2017
At Camden, New Jersey
s/ Noel L. Hillman
NOEL L. HILLMAN, U.S.D.J.
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