Ramon v. Director TDCJ-CID
MEMORANDUM OPINION Regarding Venue. Signed by Magistrate Judge Keith F. Giblin on 7/19/13. (tkd, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
ABEL M. RAMON
CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:13cv459
MEMORANDUM OPINION REGARDING VENUE
Petitioner Abel M. Ramon, an inmate confined in the Stiles
Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional
Institutions Division, filed this petition for writ of habeas
corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254.
Petitioner states that in 2011 he was convicted of burglary
of a habitation with the intent to commit assault, aggravated
assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver and unlawfully possessing a
firearm after having been convicted of a felony in the 368th
District of Williamson County, Texas.
He received a 30 year
Petitioner filed this petition for writ of habeas corpus in
the district in which he is currently confined.
Pursuant to 28
U.S.C. § 2241(d), a petitioner may bring his petition for writ of
habeas corpus in the district in which he was convicted or the
district in which he is incarcerated.
Section 2241(d) further
provides that the district court in the exercise of its
discretion may transfer the action to the other district in the
furtherance of justice.
Petitioner was convicted in Williamson County, Texas.
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 124, Williamson County is in the Austin
Division of the Western District of Texas.
As all records and
witnesses involving this action may be located in the Western
District, the transfer of this action to such district would
Accordingly, this case should be transferred to the
Austin Division of the United States District Court for the
Western 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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