Griffith v. Mitchem et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge James H Hancock on 6/14/2012. (FNC)
2012 Jun-14 PM 01:52
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
JODY EDWIN GRIFFITH,
BILLY MITCHEM and the ATTORNEY
GENERAL OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA,
Petitioner Jody Edwin Griffith is an Alabama state prisoner serving a 35-year sentence
imposed following his conviction at trial of reckless murder in violation of Ala. Code § 13A-62(a)(2). Griffith, pro se, petitions for a writ of habeas corpus brought pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254.
The magistrate judge entered a report recommending that Griffith’s petition be denied. (Doc. 14).
Although Griffith was advised of his right to file objections to the magistrate’s report, no such
objections have been filed.
Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the file, 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, the petition for writ of habeas corpus is due to be
DENIED. A separate Final Judgment will be entered.
DONE this the 14th
day of June, 2012.
SENIOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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