Reyes v. LaValley
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION. Petitioner's motion to amend his petition is denied as set forth in the enclosed Memorandum and Order adopting Magistrate Judge Bloom's Report and Recommendation. Respondent shall serve a copy of the enclosed Memorandum & Order on petitioner and note such service on the docket by September 12, 2013. Ordered by Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto on 9/10/2013. (Raghunathan, Abhishek)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
MEMORANDUM & ORDER
- against 10-CV-2524 (KAM)(LB)
THOMAS LAVALLEY, Superintendent,
Clinton Correctional Facility,
MATSUMOTO, United States District Judge:
On June 1, 2010, pro se petitioner William Reyes
(“petitioner”) filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254.
Habeas Corpus, 6/1/2010.)
(ECF No. 1, Petition for Writ of
On August 31, 2011, this court
referred the case to Magistrate Judge Lois Bloom for a Report and
(Order Referring Case, 8/31/2011.)
Judge Bloom issued her Report and Recommendation on April 9,
2012, in which she recommended that petitioner’s application for
a writ of habeas corpus, request to stay the case, and to amend
the petition should be denied.
(ECF No. 11, Report and
Petitioner requested an extension of
time to file a reply, which Magistrate Judge Bloom granted,
giving petitioner until May 21, 2012, to file objections.
Petitioner filed his objections to the April 9,
2012 Report and Recommendation on May 25, 2012.
(ECF No. 14,
On February 19, 2013, petitioner filed a motion to
amend his petition, which is currently pending before this court.
(ECF No. 16, Motion to Amend/Correct/Supplement Petition,
Magistrate Bloom issued another Report and
Recommendation on May 7, 2013, in which she recommended denying
petitioner’s motion to amend the petition.
(ECF No. 19, Report
and Recommendation, 5/7/2013 (“May 7 R&R”).)
The May 7 R&R explicitly stated that the parties had 14
days from service to file written objections, pursuant to 28
U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 72(b).
(Id. at 9.)
Petitioner filed a letter motion for an extension of
time to file a response to the May 7 R&R on May 20, 2013.
No. 20, Letter Motion for Extension of Time to file
Magistrate Judge Bloom granted the
request on May 22, 2013, giving petitioner until June 28, 2013,
to file any objections to the May 7 R&R.
granting Extension, 5/22/13.)
(ECF No. 21, Order
Petitioner has not filed any
The statutory period for filing objections has now
expired, and no objections to Magistrate Judge Bloom’s May 7 R&R
have been filed.
In reviewing a Report and Recommendation, the district
court “may accept, reject, or modify, in whole or in part, the
findings or recommendations made by the magistrate.”
Where no objection to the Report and
Recommendation has been filed, the district court “need only
satisfy itself that that there is no clear error on the face of
Urena v. New York, 160 F. Supp. 2d 606, 609-10
(S.D.N.Y. 2001) (quoting Nelson v. Smith, 618 F. Supp. 1186, 1189
(S.D.N.Y. 1985) (citations omitted)).
Upon a review of the May 7, 2013 Report and
Recommendation, and considering that the parties have failed to
object to any of Magistrate Judge Bloom’s thorough and wellreasoned recommendations, the court finds no clear error in
Magistrate Judge Bloom’s May 7, 2013 Report and Recommendation
and hereby affirms and adopts the May 7, 2013 Report and
Recommendation as the opinion of the court.
petitioner’s motion to amend his petition is denied.
shall serve a copy of this Order on petitioner and note such
service on the docket by September 12, 2013.
September 10, 2013
Brooklyn, New York
Kiyo A. Matsumoto
United States District Judge
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