Stevenson v. Forniss et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION ADOPTING and ACCEPTING the 6 Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation. Signed by Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins on 4/28/2016. (JLC)
2016 Apr-28 PM 03:16
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
DALE EDWARD STEVENSON,
LEON FORNISS, Warden; and the
ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE
STATE OF ALABAMA,
Case No. 2:15-cv-672-VEH-TMP
The magistrate judge filed his report and recommendation on March 10, 2016, recommending
dismissal of petitioner's 28 U.S.C. § 2254 petition for habeas corpus relief. (Doc. 6). Petitioner,
through counsel, filed objections to the report and recommendation. (Doc. 7). Having now carefully
considered de novo all the materials in the court file, including the report and recommendation and the
objections, 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 claim 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 28th day of April, 2016.
VIRGINIA EMERSON HOPKINS
United States District Judge
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