Simmons v. Ryan et al
ORDER that the 13 Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge is accepted. ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court enter judgment denying Petitioner's 1 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. The Clerk shall terminate this action. A Certificate of Appealability and leave to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal are denied. Signed by Judge Neil V Wake on 2/12/2014. (LFIG)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA
Curtis Graylin Simmons,
Charles L. Ryan, et al.,
No. CV-13-00329-PHX-NVW (LOA)
DENIAL OF CERTIFICATE OF
APPEALABILITY AND IN FORMA
Pending before the Court is the Report and Recommendation (“R&R”) of
Magistrate Judge Lawrence O. Anderson (Doc. 13) regarding petitioner’s Petition for
Writ of Habeas Corpus filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (Doc. 1).
recommends that the Petition be denied. The Magistrate Judge advised the parties that
they had fourteen days to file objections to the R&R. (R&R at 8 (citing 28 U.S.C.
§ 636(b)). Petitioner filed objections on January 23, 2014 (Doc. 15).
The Court has considered the objections and reviewed the Report and
Recommendation de novo. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b); 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) (stating that
the court must make a de novo determination of those portions of the Report and
Recommendation to which specific objections are made). The Court agrees with the
Magistrate Judge’s determinations, accepts the recommended decision within the
meaning of Rule 72(b), Fed. R. Civ. P., and overrules Petitioner’s objections. See 28
U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) (stating that the district court “may accept, reject, or modify, in whole
or in part, the findings or recommendations made by the magistrate”).
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Report and Recommendation of the
Magistrate Judge (Doc. 13) is accepted.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court enter judgment denying
Petitioner’s Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (Doc.
1). The Clerk shall terminate this action.
Having considered the issuance of a Certificate of Appealability from the order
denying Petitioner’s Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus, a Certificate of Appealability
and leave to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal are denied because dismissal of the
Petition is justified by a plain procedural bar.
Dated this 12th day of February, 2014.
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