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Alandt v. Wright

United States District Court, E.D. Arkansas, Western Division

November 13, 2017

DAVID ANSON ALANDT PETITIONER
v.
RODNEY WRIGHT, Saline County Sheriff RESPONDENT

          RECOMMENDED DISPOSITION

         The following Recommended Disposition (“Recommendation”) has been sent to Chief United States District Judge Brian S. Miller. You may file written objections to all or part of this Recommendation. If you do so, those objections must: (1) specifically explain the factual and/or legal basis for your objection; and (2) be received by the Clerk of this Court within fourteen (14) days of this Recommendation. By not objecting, you may waive the right to appeal questions of fact.

         I. Introduction

         On September 29, 2017, David Anson Alandt (“Alandt”) filed a § 2241 Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus attacking his pretrial detention in the Saline County Detention Center on unspecified criminal charges in Saline Co. Cir. Ct. No. 63CR-14-745.[1] Doc. 2.

         In his habeas Petition, Alandt alleged that:

(1) He was being held in violation of the international extradition treaty between the United States-United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Swaziland, and “Section 10 of the Extradition Act, 1968”;
(2) His right to a speedy trial had been violated;
(3) He was being denied due process because his public defender “continually [sought] to be relieved” and the trial judge “refuse[d] to grant relief”;
(4) His attorney refused to subpoena witnesses on his behalf, in violation of the Compulsory Process Clause;
(5) The trial court committed “illegal extradition procedures”;
(6) His attorney refused to follow his instructions or comply with Arkansas's rules of criminal procedure and evidentiary rules, and the trial judge refused to grant relief;
(7) His extradition proceedings were improper because he was denied access to certain evidence and was denied counsel; and
(8) State and federal officials made false statements to him prior to and during his extradition proceedings.

Doc. 2 at 6-11.

         For the reasons discussed below, the Court recommends that Alandt's § 2241 Petition be dismissed. See Rule 4, Rules Governing § 2254 Cases in United States District Courts (a federal court should summarily dismiss a habeas petition if “it plainly appears from the petition and any attached exhibits that the petitioner is not entitled to relief in the district ...


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