Lathers v. Forniss et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION; The Court is of the Opinion that the Magistrate Judge's 6 Report is due to be ADOPTED and the 6 Recommendation ACCEPTED. Signed by Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins on 6/12/2014. (JLC)
2014 Jun-12 PM 04:43
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
MICHAEL WAYNE LATHERS,
LEON FORNISS, Warden; and the
ATTORNEY GENERAL OF
THE STATE OF ALABAMA,
Case No. 1:13-cv-500-VEH-TMP
The magistrate judge filed his report and recommendation on April 22, 201, recommending
dismissal of petitioner's 28 U.S.C. § 2254 petition for habeas corpus relief. Petitioner, through
counsel, filed objections on May 19, 2014, having sought and received an extension of time in which
to file objections. Having now carefully considered de novo all the materials in the court file, including
the report and recommendation, the court is of the opinion that the magistrate judge's report is due
to be ADOPTED and the recommendation ACCEPTED.
It is therefore ORDERED that the petition for habeas corpus relief pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §
2254 in the above-styled cause be and hereby is DENIED and DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
DONE the 12th day of June, 2014.
VIRGINIA EMERSON HOPKINS
United States District Judge
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