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Criminal – Habeas Corpus – Jurisdiction – Temporary Custody (access required)

A convicted drug defendant who was serving a prison sentence in Kentucky, but who was held in custody for several months in Maryland where he appeared before his original federal sentencing judge on an outstanding post-conviction motion, cannot pursue his motion for post-conviction relief under 28 U.S.C. § 2241(c)(3) because the sojourn in Maryland did ...