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Opinions – 10/17/11: U.S. District Court, Maryland

Civil Procedure Habeas corpus petition custody requirement BOTTOM LINE: Mandatory sex offender registration does not meet the requirements of custody for purposes of federal habeas relief, and therefore petition for writ of habeas corpus, which was filed after petitioner’s criminal sentence had expired and was premised solely on the registration requirement, was dismissed for lack of jurisdiction. CASE: ...

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