Singleton v. Criminal Systems of America et al
ORDER adopting 15 Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Bruce Howe Hendiricks dismissing petition with prejudice. Signed by Honorable Terry L Wooten on 12/20/12.(hhil, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Michael A. Singleton
The S.C. Dept. of Corrections and The
United C. Criminal System of S.C. and
C/A No.: 4:12-cv-02504-TLW
On January 23, 2012, the Petitioner, Michael A. Singleton (“Petitioner”), filed this §2254
Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus. (Doc. # 3).
The matter now comes before this Court for review of the Report and Recommendation
(“the Report”) filed by Magistrate Judge Bruce Howe Hendricks, to whom this case had
previously been assigned. (Doc. # 15). In the Report, the Magistrate Judge recommends that
Petitioner’s Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus be summarily dismissed with prejudice. (Doc. #
15). Objections were due by October 5, 2012. Petitioner has filed no objections to the Report.
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. In the absence
of objections to the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge, this Court is not
required to give any explanation for adopting the recommendation. See Camby v. Davis, 718
F.2d 198, 199 (4th Cir. 1983).
This Court has carefully reviewed the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation.
For the reasons articulated by the Magistrate Judge, it is hereby ORDERED that the Magistrate
Judge’s Report and Recommendation (Doc. # 15) is ACCEPTED, and Petitioner’s Petition for a
Writ of Habeas Corpus (Doc. # 3) is DISMISSED with prejudice.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/Terry L. Wooten
United States District Judge
December 20, 2012
Florence, South Carolina
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