Turner v. Warden, FCI Estill
ORDER RULING ON 5 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION It is hereby ordered that the petition in the above-captioned case be dismissed without prejudice and without respondent filing a return. Signed by Honorable Patrick Michael Duffy on 08/31/2017. (egra, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Michael David Turner,
Warden, FCI Estill, Joyner, ,
) C.A. #0:17-1685-PMD
The above-captioned case is before this court upon the magistrate judge's recommendation
that the case be dismissed. Because petitioner is pro se, this matter was referred to the magistrate
This Court is charged with conducting a de novo review of any portion of the magistrate
judge's report to which a specific objection is registered, and may accept, reject, or modify, in whole
or in part, the recommendations contained in that report. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). However, absent
prompt objection by a dissatisfied party, it appears that Congress did not intend for the district court
to review the factual and legal conclusions of the magistrate judge. Thomas v Arn, 474 U.S. 140
(1985). Additionally, any party who fails to file timely, written objections to the magistrate judge's
report pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) waives the right to raise those objections at the appellate
court level. United States v. Schronce, 727 F.2d 91 (4th Cir. 1984).2 No objections have been filed
Pursuant to the provisions of Title 28 United States Code, § 636(b)(1)(B), and Local Rule
73.02(B)(2)(c), D.S.C., the magistrate judge is authorized to review pretrial matters and submit
findings and recommendations to this Court.
In Wright v. Collins, 766 F.2d 841 (4th Cir. 1985), the court held "that a pro se litigant must
receive fair notification of the consequences of failure to object to a magistrate judge's report
before such a procedural default will result in waiver of the right to appeal. The notice must be
to the magistrate judge's report.
A review of the record indicates that the magistrate judge's report accurately summarizes this
case and the applicable law. For the reasons articulated by the magistrate judge, it is hereby
ordered that the petition in the above-captioned case be dismissed without prejudice and without
respondent filing a return.
ORDERED, that the magistrate judge’s report and recommendation is adopted as the order
of this Court.
AND IT IS SO ORDERED.
August 31, 2017
Charleston, South Carolina
sufficiently understandable to one in appellant's circumstances fairly to appraise him of what is
required.'" Id. at 846. Plaintiff was advised in a clear manner that his objections had to be filed
within ten (10) days, and he received notice of the consequences at the appellate level of his
failure to object to the magistrate judge's report.
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