Burns v. Shepard et al

Filing 24

ORDER adopting 20 Report and Recommendations; granting 14 Motion to Dismiss; and dismissing Respondents Shepard and Head as improper parties. Signed by Judge J. Randal Hall on 12/27/2016. (maa)

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FILED U.S. DISTRICT COURT AUGUSTA DtV. IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2016 DEC 27 AH 9= 314 FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA r.\ FRK AUGUSTA DIVISION SO.DIST. OF GA. ANTHONY ALEXANDER BURNS, Petitioner, CV 116-018 V. MICHAEL W. NAIL, Commissioner, and WILLIAM EDWARDS,Probation Officer, Respondents. ORDER After a careful, de novo review of the file, the Court concurs with the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, to which no objections have been filed. Accordingly, the Court ADOPTS the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge as its opinion, GRANTS Respondents' motion to dismiss (doc. no. 14), and DISMISSES Respondents Shepard and Head as improper parties. Because Petitioner is on probation, the proper Respondents are Probation Officer William Edwards and Commissioner Michael W. Nail. (See doc. no. 23.) Accordingly, pursuant to Rule 2(b) of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, the Court DIRECTS the

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