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Reber v. Steele, No. 08-4057

In a prosecution for felony wanton destruction of wildlife, Petitioner's habeas petition is remanded with instructions to dismiss where the premature filing of Petitioner's 18 U.S.C. section 2254 petition deprived the District Court of jurisdiction, and thus precluded the Court of Appeals' review.

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Appellate Information

Filed July 1, 2009


Opinion by Judge Henry


For Appellant:

Michael L. Humiston, Heber City, UT

For Appellee:

Erin Riley, Assistant Attorney General, Salt Lake City, UT