Adams v. Jones
MEMORANDUM ORDER overruling objections and adopting 2 Report and Recommendation. Signed by District Judge Thad Heartfield on 10/30/17. (tkd, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
BYRON KEITH ADAMS
CIVIL ACTION NO.
MEMORANDUM ORDER OVERRULING PETITIONER’S OBJECTIONS AND ADOPTING
THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
Petitioner Byron Keith Adams, a federal prisoner confined at the Federal Correctional
Institution 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 Zack Hawthorn, United States Magistrate
Judge, at Beaumont, Texas, for consideration pursuant to applicable laws and orders of this court.
The magistrate judge recommends dismissing the petition.
The court has received and considered the Report and Recommendation of United States
Magistrate Judge, along with the record and the pleadings. Petitioner filed objections to the
magistrate judge’s Report and Recommendation.
The court has conducted a de novo review of the objections in relation to the pleadings and
the applicable law. See FED. R. CIV. P. 72(b). After careful consideration, the court concludes the
objections are without merit. Petitioner may not challenge his conviction or sentence under 28
U.S.C. § 2241, because his claims do not meet the requirements set forth in Reyes-Requena v. United
States, 243 F.3d 893, 904 (5th Cir. 2001).
Accordingly, petitioner’s objections 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 judge’s
SIGNED this the 30 day of October, 2017.
United States District Judge
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