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Rubio v. Davis, 16-20671

Held that the district court had jurisdiction to hear a petition for habeas corpus. The "in custody" requirement was satisfied even though the state prisoner was currently imprisoned under a different judgment than the sexually violent predator civil commitment order he was attempting to challenge. Reversed and remanded.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2018/10/30


  • Higginson


  • United States Fifth Circuit


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