O Sullivan v. Holder et al, No. 4:2012cv00253 - Document 11 (N.D. Ala. 2012)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge R David Proctor on 5/27/2012. (AVC)
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FILED 2012 May-24 PM 04:28 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA MIDDLE DIVISION KERN O SULLIVAN, Petitioner, v. ERIC H. HOLDER, Attorney General of the United States, et al., Respondents. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.: 4:12-cv-0253-RDP-PWG MEMORANDUM OPINION This is a habeas corpus case filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ยง 2241 by Kern O Sullivan, pro se. Petitioner contends that he is being illegally detained by Respondents and that he is due to be released from custody pending his removal to Jamaica under the Immigration and Nationality Act. (Doc. 1). Respondents have filed a motion to dismiss this matter as being moot. (Doc. 10). In support of their motion to dismiss, Respondents have filed evidentiary materials showing that Petitioner was released from custody under an order of supervision on May 16, 2012. (Doc. 101). Thus, Petitioner s claim for release under an order of supervision or for repatriation is moot. See Nyaga v. Ashcroft, 323 F.3d 906, 913 (11th Cir. 2003) ( a case must be dismissed as moot if the court can no longer provide meaningful relief ). Accordingly, this matter is due to be dismissed as moot. A separate final order will be entered. DONE and ORDERED this 24th day of May, 2012. ___________________________________ R. DAVID PROCTOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE