Shevyakov v. Sessions et al

Filing 6

ORDER APPOINTING FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER by Hon. James P. Donohue. (cc: petitioner)(ST)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 6 7 8 VITALY SHEVYAKOV, Petitioner, 9 10 11 Case No. C17-923-JCC-JPD ORDER APPOINTING FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER v. JEFFERSON SESSIONS, et al., Respondents. 12 13 14 This is a 28 U.S.C. § 2241 immigration habeas action. Petitioner has filed a motion to 15 appoint counsel. Dkt. 5. Having considered petitioner’s request, his financial eligibility, and the 16 balance of the record, the Court finds and ORDERS: 17 (1) The Court is in receipt of a letter from the Federal Public Defender’s Office 18 indicating that this case falls within the class of cases potentially governed by Zadvydas v. Davis, 19 533 U.S. 678 (2001). Because of the complex issues involved in this case, the interests of justice 20 require that counsel be appointed for petitioner. See 18 U.S.C. § 3006A(a)(2)(B). As required 21 by statute, petitioner has demonstrated that he is financially eligible for such appointment. See 22 id. Accordingly, petitioner’s request for appointment of counsel, Dkt. 5, is GRANTED. The 23 ORDER APPOINTING FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER - 1 1 Court appoints the Office of Federal Public Defender and attorney Corey Endo to represent 2 petitioner in these proceedings. 3 4 5 (2) The Clerk shall send copies of this Order to petitioner, to the Federal Public Defender, to counsel for respondents, and to the Honorable John C. Coughenour. Dated this 11th day of July, 2017. 6 A 7 JAMES P. DONOHUE Chief United States Magistrate Judge 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 ORDER APPOINTING FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER - 2

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