Potter v. Smith
ORDER ADOPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE'S 10 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION AND DISMISSING PLAINTIFF'S HABEAS CORPUS ACTION. The Court declines to issue a Certificate of Appealability or grant leave to proceed on appeal in forma pauperis. Signed by District Judge Gerald E Rosen. (RGun)
Potter v. Smith
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION KEVIN POTTER, Petitioner, vs. WILLIE SMITH, Respondent. _________________________________/ ORDER ADOPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE'S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION AND DISMISSING PLAINTIFF'S HABEAS CORPUS ACTION At a session of said Court, held in the U.S. Courthouse, Detroit, Michigan on September 29, 2010 PRESENT: Honorable Gerald E. Rosen Chief Judge, United States District Court This matter having come before the Court on the August 4, 2010 Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Paul J. Komives recommending that the Court deny Plaintiff's petition for a writ of habeas corpus and that this case, accordingly, be dismissed; and Petitioner having timely filed Objections; and the Court having reviewed the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, Petitioner's Objections, and the Court's file of this action and having concluded that, for the reasons stated in the Report and Recommendation, Plaintiff's petition for habeas corpus relief should be denied; and the Court being otherwise fully advised in the premises, NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Magistrate Judge's No. 09-CV12049-DT Hon. Gerald E. Rosen
Report and Recommendation of August 4, 2010 [Dkt. # 10] be, and hereby is, adopted by this Court. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, for the reasons set forth in the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, Plaintiff's petition for habeas corpus relief Dkt. # 1] be, and hereby is DENIED and the above-captioned case, therefore, is DISMISSED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that for the reasons stated in the Report and Recommendation, the Court concludes that Petitioner has not made a substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right. Accordingly, the Court declines to issue a certificate of appealability or grant leave to proceed on appeal in forma pauperis. See Fed. R. App. Pro. 24(a).
s/Gerald E. Rosen Chief Judge, United States District Court Dated: September 29, 2010 I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon counsel of record on September 29, 2010, by electronic mail and upon Kevin Potter, #193086, Ionia Maximum Correctional Facility, 1576 W. Bluewater Highway, Ionia, MI 48846 by ordinary mail. s/Ruth A. Gunther Case Manager
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