Ex parte Hayes
414 U.S. 1327 (1973)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Ex parte Hayes, 414 U.S. 1327 (1973)

Ex parte Hayes

No. A-283

Decided October 26, 1973

414 U.S. 1327

Syllabus

Habeas corpus application by a serviceman stationed in Germany, alleging that he is being unlawfully retained in the Army, is transferred to the District Court for the District of Columbia pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241(b), since, although the respondent commanding officer is also in Germany, others in the chain of command, as well as the other named respondents -- the Chief of Personnel Actions and the Secretary of the Army -- are in the District of Columbia.

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