Hill v. Fox et al
MEMORANDUM ORDER overruling objections and adopting 3 Report and Recommendation. Signed by Judge Thad Heartfield on 9/24/13. (tkd, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
BRANDON KEITH HILL
WARDEN JOHN B. FOX
CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:13-CV-231
MEMORANDUM ORDER OVERRULING OBJECTIONS AND ADOPTING
THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
Petitioner, Brandon Keith Hill, a federal prisoner currently confined at the U.S.
Penitentiary in Beaumont, Texas, proceeding pro se, filed this petition for writ of habeas corpus
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241.
The Court referred this matter to the Honorable Keith Giblin, United States Magistrate
Judge, at Beaumont, Texas, for consideration pursuant to applicable laws and orders of this
Court. The Magistrate Judge recommends this action be dismissed.
The Court has received and considered the Report and Recommendation of United States
Magistrate Judge filed pursuant to such referral, along with the record, and pleadings. Petitioner
filed objections to the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation. This requires a de novo
review of the objections in relation to the pleadings and applicable law. See FED . R. CIV . P. 72(b).
After careful consideration, the Court finds the objections lacking in merit. Petitioner has
not demonstrated he was convicted of a nonexistent offense or that his grounds for review were
foreclosed by circuit law when they could have been raised and, therefore, has failed to satisfy
either prong of the Reyes-Requena test. Reyes-Requena v. United States, 243 F.3d 893 (5th Cir.
Accordingly, the objections of petitioner are OVERRULED. The findings of fact and
conclusions of law of the Magistrate Judge are correct and the report of the Magistrate Judge is
ADOPTED. A final judgment will be entered in this case in accordance with the Magistrate
SIGNED this the 24 day of September, 2013.
United States District Judge
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