Webb v. Carter et al

Filing 5

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge L Scott Coogler on 12/14/2016. (PSM)

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FILED 2016 Dec-14 AM 11:47 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA EASTERN DIVISION RICHARD E. BAKER, Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Respondent. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case Number: 1:14-cv-01249-LSC-JEO MEMORANDUM OPINION 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 objections. 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 [160704] 2

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