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Criminal – Habeas Corpus – Jurisdiction – Temporary Custody

The 4th Circuit says a drug defendant should not have been released from prison because the Maryland federal court that granted his habeas petition did not have jurisdiction over the defendant, who was serving his sentence in Kentucky and only came to Maryland to testify on a motion.
U.S. v. Poole (USCA) (VLW 008-2-106) (19 pp.)

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