Abdin v. Ryan et al
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION. Magistrate Judge Metcalf's 33 Report and Recommendation is accepted. Petitioner's Amended Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (Doc. 5 ) is denied. The Clerk shall terminate this action and ente r judgment accordingly. Pursuant to Rule 11(a) of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, in the event Petitioner files an appeal, the Court declines to issue a certificate of appealability because reasonable jurists would not find the Court's procedural ruling debatable. Signed by Judge G Murray Snow on 4/28/17. (DXD)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA
Samer W. Abdin,
Charles L. Ryan, et al.,
Pending before the Court are Petitioner’s Amended Petition for Writ of Habeas
Corpus and United States Magistrate Judge James F. Metcalf’s Report and
Recommendation (“R&R”) (Docs. 5, 33). The R&R recommends that the Court deny the
Petition (Doc. 33 at 34). The Magistrate Judge advised the parties that they had fourteen
days to file objections to the R&R and that failure to file timely objections could be
considered a waiver of the right to obtain review of the R&R. Id. at 34 (citing Fed.
R. Civ. P. 72(b); United States v. Reyna-Tapia, 328 F.3d 1114, 1121 (9th Cir. 2003)).
The parties did not file objections, which relieves the Court of its obligation to
review the R&R. See Reyna-Tapia, 328 F.3d at 1121; Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140, 149
(1985) (“[Section 636(b)(1)] does not . . . require any review at all . . . of any issue that is
not the subject of an objection.”); Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b)(3) (“The district judge must
determine de novo any part of the magistrate judge’s disposition that has been properly
objected to.”). The Court has nonetheless reviewed the R&R and finds that it is well-
taken. The Court will accept the R&R and deny the Petition. 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”); Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b)(3) (“The
district judge may accept, reject, or modify the recommended disposition; receive further
evidence; or return the matter to the magistrate judge with instructions.”).
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
Magistrate Judge Metcalf’s R&R (Doc. 33) is ACCEPTED.
Petitioner’s Amended Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (Doc. 5) is
The Clerk of Court shall TERMINATE this action and enter judgment
Pursuant to Rule 11(a) of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, in the
event Petitioner files an appeal, the Court declines to issue a certificate of appealability
because reasonable jurists would not find the Court’s procedural ruling debatable. See
Slack v. McDaniel, 529 U.S. 473, 484 (2000).
Dated this 28th day of April, 2017.
Honorable G. Murray Snow
United States District Judge
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