Darryl PARKISON, Petitioner-Appellant, v. WW LATHOP, Respondent-Appellee.
Decided: July 21, 2020
Before: CANBY, FRIEDLAND, and R. NELSON, Circuit Judges.
Darryl Parkison, Pro Se
Federal prisoner Darryl Parkison appeals pro se from the district court's judgment dismissing his 28 U.S.C. § 2241 habeas corpus petition. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1291 and, reviewing de novo, see United States v. Pirro, 104 F.3d 297, 299 (9th Cir. 1997), we affirm.
Parkison's § 2241 petition contends that his 52-month federal sentence should be served concurrently with his Texas state sentences, which are now fully discharged. Insofar as he challenges the legality of the sentence imposed by the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, the district court properly concluded that Parkison cannot raise such a claim under § 2241 because he has not established actual innocence or that he has not had an “unobstructed procedural shot” at presenting that claim. See 28 U.S.C. § 2255(e); Harrison v. Ollison, 519 F.3d 952, 959 (9th Cir. 2008).
To the extent Parkison is challenging the execution of his sentence, he is not entitled to relief under § 2241. When, as here, a federal sentence is imposed at a different time from an undischarged state sentence, and the federal judgment does not specify otherwise, the two terms are presumed to run consecutively. See 18 U.S.C. § 3584(a). Therefore, the Bureau of Prisons (“BOP”) did not err by calculating Parkison's federal sentence as running consecutively to his state sentence. Further, Parkison's federal sentence began to run on February 21, 2018, and the BOP could not grant him federal credit for time that had already been credited to his state sentence. See 18 U.S.C. § 3585(a), (b); United States v. Wilson, 503 U.S. 329, 337, 112 S.Ct. 1351, 117 L.Ed.2d 593 (1992) (defendant may not receive “double credit for his detention time”).
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