Smith v. Laughlin
ORDER ADOPTING re 13 Report and Recommendations. The Court DISMISSES without prejudice Smith's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus, DENIES Smith a Certificate of Appealability, and DENIES Smith leave to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal. Signed by Chief Judge J. Randal Hall on 11/8/17. (loh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
JAMES EDWARD SMITH,
CIVIL ACTION NO.: 6:17-cv-53
After an independent and de novo review of the entire record, the undersigned concurs
with the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, (doc. 13), to which Petitioner James
Edward Smith ("Smith") failed to file Objections. Accordingly, the Court ADOPTS the Report
and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge as the opinion of the Court.
The Court DISMISSES without prejudice Smith's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus,
brought pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254, DENIES Smith a Certificate of Appealability, and
DENIES Smith leave to proceed informa pauperis on appeal. The Court DIRECTS the Clerk
of Court to enter the appropriate judgment of dismissal and to CLOSE this case.
SO ORDERED, this _£rday ofNovember, 2017.
J. RANDAXHALL, CHIEF JUDGE
njEpjSTATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
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