Pierce v. Thomas et al (INMATE 3)
ORDER, before the court is the 17 Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge, ORDERING that the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus under 28 U.S.C. 2254 be DENIED and this action is DISMISSED with prejudice as untimely under 28 USC 2244(d). Signed by Chief Judge William Keith Watkins on 5/30/17. (djy, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
DALLAS JEROME PIERCE,
WILLIE THOMAS, Warden of
Bibb Correctional Facility, and
STEVE MARSHALL, Attorney
General of the State of Alabama,
CASE NO. 2:15-CV-353-WKW
Before the court is the Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge (Doc. # 17)
to which no timely objections have been filed. Based upon an independent review
of the record, it is ORDERED that the petition for writ of habeas corpus under 28
U.S.C. § 2254 is DENIED and that this action is DISMISSED with prejudice as
untimely under 28 U.S.C. § 2244(d). 1
A separate final judgment will be entered.
DONE this 30th day of May, 2017.
/s/ W. Keith Watkins
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Steve Marshall, who succeeded Luther Strange as Alabama Attorney General, is
automatically substituted for Luther Strange as a defendant by operation of Federal Rule of Civil
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