Schultz v. 2nd Judicial Court
ORDER adopting 4 Report and Recommendation; granting 6 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis, dismissing Petitioner's pro se petition for habeas corpus without prejudce. A certificate of appealability is denied. Signed by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier on 8/10/17. (DJP)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF SOUTH DAKOTA
ORVILLE WILLIAM SCHULTZ,
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
SECOND JUDICIAL COURT,
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND
Petitioner, Orville William Schultz, filed a pro se petition for writ of
habeas corpus under 28 U.S.C. ' 2254. The court referred the petition to a
United States magistrate judge under 28 U.S.C. ' 636(b) and Rule 8 of the
Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases in United States District Courts.
The magistrate judge filed a report and recommends that Schultz=s
petition be dismissed. Objections to the report and recommendation were due
by July 19, 2017.
Schultz did file objections, but the objections go the merits of the
case—why he believes he is entitled to relief—not to the issue raised in the
report and recommendation, namely that Schultz filed a second or successive
petition for a writ of habeas corpus without first receiving the permission of
the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals as is required by 28 U.S.C. 28
' 2244(b)(3)(A). This is Schultz’s third petition for a writ of habeas corpus. The
first petition was filed in Civ. No. 11-4126 and was dismissed on August 19,
2013. The second petition was filed in Civ. No. 14-4188 and was dismissed on
January 29, 2015. Schultz filed this third petition for writ of habeas corpus
adding the Second Judicial Court as the defendant on July 3, 2017, but the
claims still arise under the same conviction. The court has considered the
case de novo and adopts the report and recommendation in full.
To be clear, Schultz needs to receive permission from the Eighth Circuit
Court of Appeals to file a second or successive writ of habeas corpus before
this court has jurisdiction to hear his claim. Without that permission, this
court is without jurisdiction to consider Schultz’s request for relief. Garrett v.
Groose, 99 F.3d 283, 285-86 (8th Cir. 1996). Therefore, it is
ORDERED that the report and recommendation (Docket 4) is adopted in
full. Petitioner=s pro se petition for habeas corpus is denied without prejudice.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the motion to proceed in forma
pauperis (Docket 6) is granted.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that based upon the reasons set forth herein
and under Fed. R. App. P. 22(b), the court finds that petitioner has not made
a substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right. 28 U.S.C.
' 2253(c)(2). Therefore, a certificate of appealability is denied.
Dated August 10, 2017.
BY THE COURT:
KAREN E. SCHREIER
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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