Shedd v. Walker County Courthouse

Filing 7

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge R David Proctor on 9/12/2018. (KAM)

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FILED 2018 Sep-12 AM 09:07 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHEASTERN DIVISION JAMES WILLIAMS SHEDD, Petitioner, v. WALKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE, Respondent. 1 } } } } } } } } } Case No.: 5:18-cv-01041-RDP-HNJ MEMORANDUM OPINION On August 20, 2018, the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation was entered and the parties were allowed therein fourteen (14) days in which to file objections to the recommendations made by the Magistrate Judge. No objections were filed. After careful consideration of the record in this case and the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation, the court hereby ADOPTS the Report of the Magistrate Judge. The court further ACCEPTS the recommendations of the Magistrate Judge that the petition for writ of habeas corpus be denied. A separate order in accordance with the Memorandum Opinion will be entered. DONE and ORDERED this September 12, 2018. _________________________________ R. DAVID PROCTOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 1 Although the petitioner named “Walker County Courthouse” as the sole respondent, the proper respondent in a habeas action is the person who has custody over the petitioner, which in this case would be the Warden of Limestone Correctional Facility.

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