United States District Court, D. New Jersey
Renée Marie Bumb United States District Judge
Jay Bonanza Briley, was incarcerated in the Federal
Correctional Institution in Fort Dix, New Jersey on November
28, 2017, when he initiated this action under 28 U.S.C.
§ 2241, challenging the Bureau of Prison's
Residential Reentry Center (“RRC”) placement
decision. (Pet., ECF No. 1.)
April 26, 2018, Respondent filed an answer to the petition.
(ECF No. 5.) Petitioner filed a reply on May 29, 2018. (ECF
No. 9.) On June 29, 2018, this Court issued an Opinion and
Order, denying the petition for writ of habeas corpus under
28 U.S.C. § 2241. (Opinion, ECF No. 12; Order, ECF No.
matter comes before the Court upon the following motions
filed by Petitioner after this Court denied his habeas
petition: (1) Petitioner's motion for summary judgment
(ECF No. 14); (2) motion for reconsideration (ECF No. 17);
(3) motion for leave to file evidence (ECF No. 19); (4)
motion to compel (ECF No. 22); and (5) emergency motion to
amend petition. (ECF No. 24.) Respondent did not respond to
Petitioner's motions. For the reasons discussed below,
the Court will deny Petitioner's motion for
18 U.S.C. §§ 3621(b) and 3624
statutory provisions govern the BOP's authority to place
prisoners in RRCs. Brown v. Warden Fairton FCI, 617
Fed.Appx. 117, 118 (3d Cir. 2015) (per curiam). Under 18
U.S.C. § 3621(b), the BOP has discretion to permit a
prisoner to serve all or part of his sentence in an RRC.
Id. at 118. The factors the BOP must consider
(1) the resources of the facility contemplated;
(2) the nature and circumstances of the offense;
(3) the history and characteristics of the prisoner;
(4) any statement by the court that imposed the sentence-
(A) concerning the purposes for which the sentence to
imprisonment was determined to be warranted; or
(B) recommending a type of penal or correctional facility as
(5) any pertinent policy statement issued by the Sentencing
Commission pursuant to section ...