Horton v. Washington-Adduci
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge L Scott Coogler on 4/20/2017. (PSM)
2017 Apr-20 AM 11:02
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
MONIQUE N. HORTON,
CIVIL ACTION NO.
This is a habeas corpus case filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241 and the
“savings clause” of 28 U.S.C. § 2255(e), by Monique N. Horton, a federal prisoner
acting pro se. (Doc. 1). In her petition, Horton challenges her 2003 conviction
and sentence entered by the United States District Court for the District of Kansas.
(Id.) On March 20, 2017, the magistrate judge to whom the action was referred for
preliminary review entered a Report and Recommendation (“R&R”) pursuant to
28 U.S.C. § 636(b), recommending that the petition be dismissed for lack of
jurisdiction. (Doc. 9, R&R). The period in which to file objections has now
expired with none having been filed.
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, Horton’s
petition for a writ of habeas corpus is due to be DISMISSED for want of
jurisdiction. A separate Final Order will be entered.
Done this 20th day of April 2017.
L. Scott Coogler
United States District Judge
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