Williams v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
ORDER adopting 3 Report and Recommendation; denying 1 Motion to Vacate (2255). Petitioner is denied the issuance of a Certificate of Appealability and is denied in forma pauperis status on appeal. The Clerk is directed to enter the appropriate judgment of dismissal and to close this case. Signed by District Judge R. Stan Baker on 7/28/2022. (gmh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
QUINTON J. WILLIAMS,
CIVIL ACTION NO.: 4:22-cv-93
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
After a careful de novo review of the entire record, the Court concurs with the Magistrate
Judge's April 28, 2022, Report and Recommendation, (doc. 3), to which Petitioner has not filed an
objection. The Court ADOPTS the Report and Recommendation as its opinion. For the reasons
discussed by the Magistrate Judge, Williams’ 28 U.S.C. § 2255 motion, (doc. 1), is DENIED.
There are no discernable issues worthy of a certificate of appeal. Therefore, the Court DENIES
the issuance of a Certificate of Appealability. Williams is advised that he “may not appeal the
denial but may seek a certificate from the court of appeals under Federal Rule of Appellate
Procedure 22.” Rule 11(a), Rules Governing Section 2255 Cases in the United States District
Courts. Furthermore, as there are no non-frivolous issues to raise on appeal, an appeal would not
be taken in good faith. Thus, the Court likewise DENIES Williams in forma pauperis status on
appeal. The Court DIRECTS the Clerk of Court to CLOSE this case and enter the appropriate
judgment of dismissal.
SO ORDERED, this 28th day of July, 2022.
R. STAN BAKER
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
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