Thomas v. Price et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge C Lynwood Smith, Jr on 11/19/2012. (AHI)
2012 Nov-19 AM 10:56
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
WARDEN PRICE, Warden, and the
ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE
STATE OF ALABAMA
Civil Action No: CV 12-S-2944-E
This is a habeas corpus case brought pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 by an
Alabama state prisoner, Larry Thomas, pro se. (Doc. 1). Thomas is currently serving
a life sentence without parole, imposed upon his conviction for first degree robbery
in the Circuit Court of Calhoun County, Alabama, in April 2000. On September 17,
2012, the magistrate judge entered an order requiring the petitioner to show cause
why this action is not due to be dismissed for lack of jurisdiction as successive under
28 U.S.C. § 2244(b)(3). (Doc. 4). After Thomas filed a response (Doc. 5), the
magistrate judge entered a report and recommendation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)
recommending that this action is indeed due to be dismissed as successive. (Doc. 6).
The magistrate judge’s report advised Thomas that he might file objections thereto
within 14 days, but no objections have been filed.
Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the court
file, including the findings and recommendation of the magistrate judge, the court is
of the opinion that the magistrate judge’s findings are due to be, and they hereby are,
ADOPTED, and his recommendation is ACCEPTED. Consequently, the petition is
due to be DISMISSED without prejudice for lack of jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. §
2244(b)(3). A separate final judgment will be entered.
DONE this 19th day of November, 2012.
United States District Judge
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