Cooks v. United States of America

Petitioner: Vernon Cooks, Jr
Respondent: United States of America
Case Number: 3:2019cv01724
Filed: July 17, 2019
Court: US District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Office: Dallas Office
Presiding Judge: Sam A Lindsay
Referring Judge: Rebecca Rutherford
Nature of Suit: Prisoner Pet/Habeas Corpus: General
Cause of Action: 28:2241
Jury Demanded By: None

Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
July 17, 2019 Civil Case Terminated per #6 Order. (ndt)
July 17, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 6 Order Accepting #5 Findings and Recommendations and Denying Certificate of Appealability re: #2 , #3 , #4 Motions. Having reviewed the motions, file, record in this case, and Report, the court determines that the findings and recommendation are correct, and accepts them as those of the court. Accordingly, the court construes Defendant's motions for relief under the First Step Act (Docs. 231, 233, 234) as requests for relief under 28 U.S.C. 2241 and denies without prejudice the motions as premature. (Ordered by Judge Sam A. Lindsay on 7/17/2019) (ndt)
July 17, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 5 Findings and Recommendations on Motion re: #2 , #3 , #4 Motion filed by Vernon Cooks, Jr. The District Clerk's Office should be directed to open a new civil action and file Defendants motions (ECF Nos. 231, 233, 234) in that action (nature of suit 530), with direct assignment to District Judge Lindsay and Magistrate Judge Rutherford for statistical purposes, and that the Clerk's Office be directed to terminate the motions (ECF Nos. 231, 233, 234) in this criminal case. (Ordered by Magistrate Judge Rebecca Rutherford on 7/17/2019) (ndt)
July 17, 2019 Filing 4 Amended Motion to Reduce Sentence re: FIRST STEP Act filed by Vernon Cooks, Jr. (ndt)
July 17, 2019 Filing 3 MOTION for Habeas Corpus Relief and Request for Home Confinement re: FIRST STEP Act filed by Vernon Cooks, Jr. (ndt)
July 17, 2019 Filing 2 MOTION to Reduce Sentence re: FIRST STEP Act filed by Vernon Cooks, Jr. (ndt)
July 17, 2019 Filing 1 New Case Notes: A filing fee has not been paid. CASREF case referral set and case referred to Magistrate Judge Rutherford (see Special Order 3). Case received over counter/electronically. No prior sanctions found. (For court use only - links to the #national and #circuit indexes.) Pursuant to Misc. Order 6, Plaintiff is provided the Notice of Right to Consent to Proceed Before A U.S. Magistrate Judge (Judge Rutherford). Clerk to provide copy to plaintiff if not received electronically. (ndt)

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