Schlanger v. Seamans

Court Documents
Concurring Opinion

United States Supreme Court

401 U.S. 487

Schlanger  v.  Seamans

 Argued: Feb. 22, 1971. --- Decided: March 23, 1971

See 402 U.S. 990, 91 S.Ct. 1671.


The District Court for the District of Arizona did not have jurisdiction to entertain a habeas corpus application by an Air Force enlisted man in Arizona on temporary duty orders, as no custodian, neither the commanding officer at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia nor anyone in the chain of command, was a resident of Arizona. Pp. 488-492.


Herbert Phillip Schlanger, pro se.

Sol. Gen. Erwin N. Griswold, for respondents.

Mr. Justice DOUGLAS delivered the opinion of the Court.


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