Fenstermaker v. Roy
DOCUMENT FILED IN ERROR // ORDER substituting Kathy Halvorson as the Respondent in this matter; adopting 11 Report and Recommendation; denying 1 Petitioner's petition for a writ of habeas corpus; granting Petitioner's request for a certificate of appealability; and dismissing this action with prejudice. (Written Opinion) Signed by Judge Susan Richard Nelson on 03/31/17. (MJC) Modified text on 3/31/2017 (LPH).
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA
Russell J. Fenstermaker,
Civ. No. 16-363 (SRN/BRT)
Kathy Halvorson, Warden, MCF-Faribault,
Roy G. Spurbeck, Esq., Minnesota State Public Defender, counsel for Petitioner.
James B. Early, Esq., Minnesota Attorney General’s Office, and James P. Spencer, Esq.,
Olmstead County Attorney’s Office, counsel for Respondent.
The above matter comes before the Court upon the Report and Recommendation
of United States Magistrate Judge Becky R. Thorson dated March 17, 2017. No
objections have been filed to that Report and Recommendation in the time period
permitted. Based upon the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge, upon all
of the files, records, and proceedings herein, the Court now makes and enters the
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
Kathy Halvorson is substituted as the Respondent in this matter;
Petitioner’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus (Doc. No. 1) is DENIED;
Petitioner’s request for a certificate of appealability is GRANTED;
The Report and Recommendation (Doc. No. 11) is ADOPTED; and
This action is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
LET JUDGMENT BE ENTERED ACCORDINGLY.
Date: March 31, 2017
s/Susan Richard Nelson
SUSAN RICHARD NELSON
United States District Court Judge
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