Lambert v. Franklin
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge L Scott Coogler on 4/21/2014. (KAM, )
2014 Apr-21 PM 03:09
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
CHRISTOPHER L. LAMBERT,
ANA FRANKLIN, Sheriff,
Case No. 5:14-cv-00291-LSC-TMP
The magistrate judge filed his report and recommendation (doc. 6) in the above-styled
cause on April 3, 2014, recommending that the § 2254 petition for writ of habeas corpus
challenging the constitutional validity of petitioner’s conviction be dismissed for want of
prosecution. No objections were filed, and on April 9, 2014, Petitioner’s copy of the report
and recommendation was returned as undeliverable. A notation stamped on the envelope
indicated that Petitioner no longer is in the facility, and did not leave a forwarding address.
Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the court file,
including the report and recommendation, the Court is of the opinion that the magistrate
judge's report is due to be and hereby is ADOPTED and the recommendation ACCEPTED.
Accordingly, the complaint is due to be dismissed for want of prosecution. A Final Judgment
will be entered.
The Clerk is DIRECTED to mail a copy of the foregoing to Petitioner.
Done this 21st day of April 2014.
L. Scott Coogler
United States District Judge
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