IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
August 8, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Jerome B. Simandle Chief U.S. District Judge
ORDER APPOINTING COUNSEL
This matter was opened to the Court upon letter application of David B. Glazer, Esq., acting on behalf of his former client, Defendant Corey Grant, seeking appointment of counsel under the Criminal Justice Act for purposes of pursuing a petition for post-conviction relief pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255 in light of the recent Supreme Court decision in Evan Miller v. Alabama, 567 U.S. (2012); and
This Court takes no position upon the merits of any such petition, but finds good cause to appoint counsel pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3006A(a)(2)(B);
IT IS, this 8th day of August, 2012, hereby ORDERED that David B. Glazer, Esq., a member of this Court's Criminal Justice Act panel, shall be, and hereby is, APPOINTED and compensated as CJA counsel for Corey Grant, Petitioner, for purposes of seeking post-conviction relief; and
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that any such Petition shall be filed in the Newark vicinage (the place of original conviction) and assigned by the Clerk to a District Judge, and that when such Petition is filed, the Clerk shall cause a copy of this Order to be entered upon the new docket.
Jerome B. Simandle
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