CLARK v. GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS et al
ORDER ADOPTING 14 Report and Recommendations, DISMISSING Plaintiff's petition without prejudice for failure to follow this Court's Order and failure to prosecute, DENYING Plaintiff in forma pauperis status on appeal and a Certificate of Appealability. Signed by Judge J. Randal Hall on 01/09/2017. (maa)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
JERRY L. CLARK,
CIVIL ACTION NO.: 6:16-cv-97
GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF
CORRECTIONS; and TOOMBS COUNTY,
After an independent and de novo review of the entire record, the undersigned concurs
with the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, (doc. 14), to which Petitioner Jerry
Clark ("Clark") failed to file Objections.1 Accordingly, the Court ADOPTS the Magistrate
Judge's Report and Recommendation as the opinion of the Court.
The Court DISMISSES Clark's 28 U.S.C. § 2254 Petition without prejudice for failure
to follow this Court's Orders and failure to prosecute, DIRECTS the Clerk of Court to CLOSE
this case and enter the appropriate judgment of dismissal, and DENIES Clark informa pauperis
status on appeal and a Certificate of Appealability.
SO ORDERED, this
day of January,2017
HON^ELAjBtE J. RANDAL HALL
UNITE^STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
THERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
1 Clark submitted a letter to the Clerk of Court on December 22, 2016, in which Clark complains about
his criminal proceedings in state court. (Doc. 17.) However, Clark does not address his lack of
communication with the Court or his failure to comply with this Court's Orders, nor does Clark object to
the Magistrate Judge's Reportand Recommendation.
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