No. 71-2207.

485 F.2d 1177 (1973)

James Ronald SHELTON, Petitioner-Appellant, v. Raymond W. MEIER, Respondent-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

September 14, 1973.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James Ronald Shelton, in pro. per.

Stan Pitkin, U. S. Atty., Tacoma, Wash., for respondent-appellee.

Before DUNIWAY, GOODWIN and WALLACE, Circuit Judges.


DUNIWAY, Circuit Judge:

Shelton is a federal prisoner, doing his time at McNeil Island, in the Western District of Washington. In his petition for a writ of habeas corpus he seeks to attack a previous California state conviction. He claims to have exhausted his remedies in California. Nowhere in his petition, however, is it alleged that his present federal custody is affected by the California conviction. Under these circumstances the writ does not...

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