Haywood v. State of Georgia, No. 1:2010cv00039 - Document 3 (N.D. Ga. 2010)

Court Description: ORDER AND OPINION DISMISSING CASE AS FRIVOLOUS pursuant to 28 USC 1915A, granting 2 Affidavit to file in forma pauperis. Signed by Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr on 2/1/10. (dr)
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FILED IN CH q MgE F FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORG IATHO MA S W. THRA SH ATLANTA ERICA HAYWOOD, INMATE NO. 933519, Plaintiff, DIVISION MANDAMUS 28 U.S .C . § 1361 U . s. D. C. Atlanta JAMES N . HATTEN, Cle r By ~ A~ CIVIL ACTION NO . 1 :10-CV-0039-T'WT V. STATE OF GEORGIA, Defendant . ORDER AND OPINION Plaintiff, currently : confined at the Fulton County Jail, has submitted a pleading which the Clerk of the Court has construed as a 28 U.S.C. § 1361 petition for a writ of mandamus . . 1 .) As best as can be determined, Plaintiff asks (Doe this Court to order a Texas state court to allow her to appeal a case concerning her children in federal court . (Id.) Regardless of whether this action should be construed as a petition for a writ of mandamus, the jurisdiction of this Court only encompasses the Northern District of Georgia . This Court has no authority over any court in Texas . This action should, therefore, be dismissed . IT IS ORDERED that the instant fro se petition for a writ of mandamus [Doc . 1] is DISMISSED, pursuant to 28 U .S .C . § 1915A . For the purpose of AO 72A (Rev .8/82) Deputy dismissal only, Plaintiff's request for leave to file this action in forma vauperis [Doc. 2] is GRANTED. IT IS SO ORDERED, this , day of 12010 . ..~~ THOMAS W . THRASH, JR . UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2 AO 72A ( Rev . 8182)