Hagler v. Alabama, State of
MEMORANDUM OPINION Signed by Chief Judge Karon O Bowdre on 8/31/17. (SAC )
2017 Aug-31 AM 11:13
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
STATE OF ALABAMA,
Case No.: 6:17-cv-00478-KOB-JHE
On August 4, 2017, the magistrate judge entered a Report and Recommendation, (doc.
11), recommending that the court dismiss with prejudice the petition for writ of habeas corpus
because it is time-barred. No objections have been filed. The court has considered the entire file
in this action, together with the report and recommendation, and has reached an independent
conclusion that the report and recommendation is due to be adopted and approved.
After considering the entire file in this action, including the magistrate judge’s report and
recommendation. The court finds that the petition for writ of habeas corpus is due to be
dismissed as time-barred.
This court may issue a certificate of appealability “only if the applicant has a made a
substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right.” 28 U.S.C. 2253(c)(2). To make such
a showing, a “petitioner must demonstrate that reasonable jurists would find the district court’s
assessment of the constitutional claims debatable or wrong,” Slack v. McDaniel, 529 U.S. 473,
484 (2000), or that “the issues presented were adequate to deserve encouragement to proceed
further.” Miller-El v. Cockrell, 537 U.S. 322, 336 (2003) (internal quotations omitted). This
court finds Petitioner’s claims do not satisfy either standard.
The court will enter a separate Final Order.
DONE and ORDERED this 31st day of August, 2017.
KARON OWEN BOWDRE
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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