Williams v. Georgia Department of Corrections et al

Filing 6

ORDER ADOPTING 4 Report and Recommendations. Petitioner's § 2241 Petition is dismissed without prejudice. Further, the Court denies Petitioner leave to proceed ifp on appeal. This case stands closed. Signed by Chief Judge J. Randal Hall on 3/7/2018. (pts)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA STATESBORO DIVISION GRADY RENARD WILLIAMS,JR. Petitioner, CIVIL ACTION NO.: 6:17-cv-150 V. GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS,et al.. Respondents. ORDER After an independent and de novo review of the entire record, the undersigned concurs with the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation,(doc. 4), to which Petitioner Grady Renard Williams, Jr.("Williams")failed to file Objections. Instead, seemingly in response to the Magistrate Judge's recommendation of dismissal for Williams's failure to pay the filing fee or move to proceed informa pauperis, Williams filed an "International Bill of Exchange" asserting an "exemption as Principal for full settlement and closure of escrow." (Doc. 5.) This filing is neither a valid objection to the Report and Recommendation nor a proper response to Williams's filing fee deficiency. Moreover, Williams has a history of responding in this manner when courts have noted his failure to pay the requisite filing fee or move to proceed informa pauperis and subsequently proceeded to dismiss his case. See, e.g.. R. & R., Williams v. Mallard. 4:17cv-90 (S.D. Ga. June 29, 2017), ECF No. 5 (dismissing Williams's complaint for failure to prosecute where he submitted an "international promissory note" rather than paying the filing fee or moving in forma pauperis)', R. & R., Williams v. Brvson. 4:16-cv-334 (S.D. Ga. Jan. 17, 2017), ECF No.6(same). Accordingly, the Court ADOPTS the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge as the opinion of the Court. The Court DISMISSES without prejudice Williams's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus, brought pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ยง 2241, and DENIES Williams leave to proceed in forma 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 ^7^ day of March,2018. / J. RANIMIJJXlL,CHififjUDGE UNITED'sfATES DISTRICT COURT (ERN district of GEORGIA

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