Besselaar v. Adams
ORDER ADOPTING the 5 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS. It is ordered that the Petition is dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. Signed by District Judge William H. Steele on 5/4/2017. Copy mailed to Petitioner. (tgw)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
TRACY HOWARD BESSELAAR,
AIS # 00135043,
JEFFERSON S. DUNN,
Commissioner of the Alabama
Department of Corrections,
CIVIL ACTION NO. 17-00132-WS-N
After due and proper consideration of the issues raised, and a de novo determination of
those portions of the recommendation to which objection is made, the Report and
Recommendations of the Magistrate Judge made under 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B)-(C), Rule 8(b)
of the Rules Governing § 2254 Cases in the United States District Courts, and S.D. Ala. GenLR
72(a)(2)(R), and dated April 24, 2017, is ADOPTED as the opinion of this Court.
Accordingly, it is ORDERED that Petitioner Tracy Howard Besselaar’s Petition for a
Writ of Habeas Corpus (Doc. 1) is DISMISSED for lack of subject matter jurisdiction, and that
Besselaar is not entitled to a Certificate of Appealability pursuant to this final adverse order. The
Court also certifies that any appeal by Besselaar of the dismissal of the present habeas petition
would be without merit and therefore not taken in good faith. Thus, Besselaar is not entitled to
proceed in forma pauperis on appeal.
DONE and ORDERED this the 4th day of May, 2017.
s/WILLIAM H. STEELE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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