Hood v. Russell
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Petitioner may show cause why his Petition should not be dismissed with prejudice or file written objections to the Report and Recommendation no later than March 7, 2014. Show Cause Response due by 3/7/2014. Signed by District Judge Rodney W. Sippel on 2/11/14. (KXS)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
Case No. 4:11 CV 321 RWS
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
This matter is before me on the petition for writ of habeas corpus filed by Michael Hood.
I referred this matter to United States Magistrate Judge Lewis M. Blanton for a Report and
Recommendation on all dispositive matters pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ' 636(b). On December 11,
2013, Judge Blanton filed his recommendation that Petitioner =s habeas petition should be
Objections to Judge Blanton =s Report and Recommendation were due by December 26,
2013. On December 23, 2013, Petitioner filed a “Motion to Withdraw Without Prejudice.” The
Court is unsure how to construe Petitioner’s Motion. If Petitioner seeks to withdraw his petition
for a writ of habeas corpus, then he must show cause why the petition should not be dismissed
with prejudice. If Petitioner seeks to object to the Report and Recommendation, then he must lay
out his grounds for objection. I will grant Petitioner an extension of time should he elect to do
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Petitioner may show cause why his Petition should
not be dismissed with prejudice or file written objections to the Report and Recommendation no
later than March 7, 2014.
RODNEY W. SIPPEL
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Dated this 11th day of February, 2014
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