Hughes v. Warden Pickaway Correctional Institution

Filing 15

ORDER granting 8 Motion to Change Venue; adopting Report and Recommendations re 12 Report and Recommendations and transferred the case to the Sixth Circuit as a successive petition. Signed by Judge James L. Graham on 10/17/2016. (ds)(This document has been sent by regular mail to the party(ies) listed in the NEF that did not receive electronic notification.)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO EASTERN DIVISION STEPHEN L. HUGHES, Petitioner, Case No. 2:15-cv-3083 JUDGE GRAHAM Magistrate Judge King v. WARDEN, PICKAWAY CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION, Respondent. ORDER On August 25, 2016, the Magistrate Judge recommended that Respondent’s Motion to Transfer (ECF No. 8) be granted and that this action for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 be transferred to the United States Court of Appeals as a successive petition. Report and Recommendation (ECF No. 12). Petitioner’s request for an extension of time in which to object to that recommendation was granted, and objections were due by October 11, 2016. Order (ECF No. 14). No objections to the Report and Recommendation have been filed. The Report and Recommendation (ECF No. 12) is ADOPTED and AFFIRMED. Respondent’s Motion to Transfer (ECF No. 8) is GRANTED. This action is TRANSFERRED to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit for authorization for filing pursuant to § 2244(b)(3)(A).. Date: October 17, 2016 ________s/James L. Graham James L. Graham United States District Judge ___

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