Harris v. Thomas et al (INMATE 2)

Filing 38

ORDER (1) OVERRULING petitioner's 37 Objections to Report and Recommendations; (2) the Magistrate Judge's 34 Report and Recommendation is ADOPTED; (3) the petition for habeas corpus relief is DENIED; (4) this case is DISMISSED with prejudice. Signed by Chief Judge William Keith Watkins on 9/9/15. (djy, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHERN DIVISION LOUISE HARRIS, # 275218, Petitioner, v. KIM TOBIAS THOMAS, et al., Respondents. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CASE NO. 2:11-CV-552-WKW ORDER Petitioner Louise Harris, who is serving a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole, seeks a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. On March 9, 2015, the Magistrate Judge filed a Recommendation in this case and recommended that Harris’s petition be denied and this case dismissed with prejudice. (Doc. # 34.) On May 1, 2015, Harris, who is represented by counsel, filed objections. (Doc. # 37.) The court has conducted an independent and de novo review of those portions of the Recommendation to which objection is made. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b). Upon careful consideration of Petitioner’s objections, the Recommendation, the record, and relevant law, it is ORDERED that: (1) Petitioner’s objections are OVERRULED; (2) The Magistrate Judge’s Recommendation is ADOPTED; (3) The petition for habeas corpus relief is DENIED; (4) This case is DISMISSED with prejudice. DONE this 9th day of September, 2015. /s/ W. Keith Watkins CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2

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