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.
Filed July 1, 2009
Opinion by Judge Henry
Erin Riley, Assistant Attorney General, Salt Lake City, UT