Horton v. Washington-Adduci

Filing 10

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge L Scott Coogler on 4/20/2017. (PSM)

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FILED 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 WESTERN DIVISION MONIQUE N. HORTON, Petitioner, v. A. WASHINGTON-ADDUCI, Respondent. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CIVIL ACTION NO. 7:15-cv-01369-LSC-JEO MEMORANDUM OPINION 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 [160704] 2

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