Kornacki v. Thomas
ORDER adopting Report and Recommendations of Magistrate Judge Bristow Marchant; granting 10 Motion to Dismiss. DISMISSES Ground One with prejudice and Ground Two without prejudice. Signed by Honorable Richard M Gergel on 6/21/2016.(cwhi, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Warden Linda Thomas,
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Civil Action No. 9:15-2244-RMG
This matter is before the Court on the Report and Recommendation ("R & R") of the
Magistrate Judge. (Dkt. No. 32). The Court hereby adopts the R & R as the order of the court.
Petitioner is a federal prisoner. On June 3, 2015, he filed this petition seeking (1) an
order for the Bureau of Prisons to cease and desist collecting funds from his inmate account for
restitution ("Ground One"), and (2) an order listing him as exempt from further restitution
payments until his release ("Ground Two"). (Dkt. No.1). Respondent filed a motion to dismiss.
(Dkt. No.1 0). After a delay due to Petitioner's transfers between facilities (Dkt. No. 24), the
Magistrate Judge filed an R & R recommending that this Court dismiss Petitioner's § 2241
petition. (Dkt. No. 32). Petitioner filed no objections.
Where a Magistrate Judge has submitted to a District Court a R & R, any party may file
written objections within 14 days of the issuance of the R & R. 28 U.S.c. § 636(b)(1); Fed. R.
Civ. P. 72(b)(2). A District Court must "make a de novo determination of those portions of the
report ... or recommendations to which objection is made." 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). Where no
timely filed objection has been made, the District Court is obligated to review the R & R to confirm
that "there is no clear error on the face of the record in order to accept the recommendation."
Diamond v. Colonial Life & Accident Ins. Co., 416 F.3d 310,315 (4th Cir. 2005).
The Court has reviewed the record in this matter, the R & R of the Magistrate Judge, and
the applicable law. The Court finds that the Magistrate Judge has ably and thoroughly addressed
the factual and legal issues in this matter. Therefore, the Court ADOPTS the R & R (Dkt. No.
32), GRANTS Petitioner's motion to dismiss (Dkt. No. 10), and DISMISSES Ground One with
prejudice and Ground Two without prejudice.
AND IT IS SO ORDERED.
United States District Court Judge
June ( ( 2016
Charleston, South Carolina
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