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United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Randy Ethan HALPRIN, Petitioner - Appellant v. Lorie DAVIS, Director, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division, Respondent - Appellee

No. 19-70016

Decided: September 23, 2019

Before SMITH, DENNIS, and HAYNES, Circuit Judges. Timothy Gumkowski, Tivon Schardl, Supervisory Attorney, Federal Public Defender, TXW, Austin, TX, Paul Edward Mansur, Denver City, TX, for Petitioner-Appellant Jennifer Wren Morris, Office of the Attorney General, Financial Litigation & Charitable Trusts Division, Austin, TX, for Respondent-Appellee

Randy Halprin has filed an appeal of the district court’s transfer to this court of his application for habeas relief. We have jurisdiction over such an appeal. Bradford v. Tamez, 660 F.3d 226, 230 (5th Cir. 2011). For the reasons set forth in our opinion on Halprin’s petition for authorization to file a successive habeas application, In re Halprin, Case No. 19-10960, ––– Fed.Appx. ––––, 2019 WL 4619749 (5th Cir. Sept. 23, 2019), we conclude that the district court properly transferred the petition to our court. That decision is, therefore, AFFIRMED.



PER CURIAM:* FN* Pursuant to 5th Cir. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5th Cir. R. 47.5.4.

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