Prudhomme v. United States of America
MEMORANDUM ORDER regarding venue. Signed by Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin on 2/14/2013. (bjc)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
WILLIAM DANNY PRUDHOMME
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:12cv599
MEMORANDUM OPINION REGARDING VENUE
Petitioner William Danny Prudhomme, an inmate confined in
the Federal Correctional Institution at Fort Worth, Texas ("FCIFort Worth"), proceeding pro se, filed what the court has construed as a petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28
U.S.C. § 2241.
Petitioner seeks credit towards his federal
sentence for time spent in state custody following a parole
A petition for writ of habeas corpus filed pursuant to
Section 2241 must filed in the federal judicial district in which
the petitioner is in-0carcerated. United States v. Gabor, 905
F.2d 76 (5th Cir. 1990).
FCI-Fort Worth is located in the Fort Worth Division of the
Northern District of Texas.
As petitioner is not confined within
the Eastern District of Texas, this court lacks jurisdiction over
his petition and may not adjudicate his claim.
petition will be transferred to the Fort Worth Division of the
United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
A Transfer Order shall be entered in accordance with this Memorandum Opinion.
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KEITH F. GIBLIN
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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