Jefferson v. Price et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION Signed by Chief Judge Karon O Bowdre on 1/25/16. (SAC )
2016 Jan-25 PM 03:55
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
JERMAINE ANWAR JEFFERSON,
WARDEN CHERYL PRICE and the
ATTORNEY GENERAL of the STATE )
Case No.: 3:15-cv-01066-KOB-SGC
Jermaine Anwar Jefferson, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, petitioned the
court for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. (Doc. 1). The
magistrate judge entered a report and recommendation on December 17, 2015,
recommending that the court deny Jefferson’s § 2254 petition as barred by the statute
of limitations set out in 28 U.S.C. § 2244(d)(1). Furthermore, in accordance with
Rule 11 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, the magistrate judge
recommended that the court deny a certificate of appealability. (Doc. 5). No party
filed any objections.
After careful de novo consideration of the entire record in this case, including
report and recommendation, the court ADOPTS the magistrate judge’s report and
ACCEPTS her recommendations. Accordingly, the court finds that Jefferson’s §
2254 petition is due to be denied as time-barred. Furthermore, for the reasons set
forth in the report and recommendation and pursuant to Rule 11 of the Rules
Governing Section 2254 Cases, a certificate of appealability is due to be DENIED.
The court will enter a separate Final Order.
DONE and ORDERED this 25th day of January, 2016.
KARON OWEN BOWDRE
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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