Peterson was serving a prison sentence in the 2004 slaying of Kathleen Savio when he was convicted last year of trying to hire someone to kill the prosecutor.
The attorney says the temporary move will make it harder for Durst's attorneys to visit and communicate with him.
Thousands of federal inmates are being released from prisons and halfway houses as part of new federal drug crime sentencing guidelines.
A judge has ruled the federal prison in Terre Haute must allow Muslim inmates group prayer anytime they are out of their cells.
An imam told the court Tuesday that John Walker Lindh's brand of Islam does not require group prayer.
The redistricting resolution excludes the 3,200 inmates in Terre Haute's federal prison.
Indiana only federal prison facility underwent a leadership change, hiring the first African-American female warden.