Baker v. United States of America
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge L Scott Coogler on 12/14/2016. (PSM)
2016 Dec-14 AM 11:43
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
RICHARD E. BAKER,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
On or about June 30, 2014, Richard Egene Baker, a federal prisoner acting pro se, filed
this habeas corpus action pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241. (Doc. 1). On November 16, 2016, the
magistrate judge to whom the case was referred for preliminary review entered a report and
recommendation (“R&R”). (Doc. 26). Specifically, he recommended that the application for a
writ of habeas corpus be denied and this action be dismissed with. (Id. at 15). Despite being
afforded an opportunity to object the magistrate judge’s recommendation, Baker has not filed any
Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the court file,
including the magistrate judge’s report and recommendation, the court is of the opinion that the
magistrate judge’s findings are due to be and are hereby ADOPTED and his recommendation
is ACCEPTED. Accordingly, Baker’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus is due to be DENIED
AND DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. A separate Final Judgment will be entered.
Done this 14th day of December 2016.
L. Scott Coogler
United States District Judge
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