Davis v. Stephens
ORDER ADOPTING MEMORANDUM AND RECOMMENDATIONS re: grants 12 MOTION for Summary Judgment with Brief in Support, 18 Memorandum and Recommendations, dismisses 1 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus and Denies Petitioner a Certificate of Appealability. (Signed by Judge Hilda G Tagle) Parties notified.(amireles, 2)
United States District Court
Southern District of Texas
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
CORPUS CHRISTI DIVISION
MICHAEL A DAVIS,
LORIE DAVIS, et al,
March 10, 2017
David J. Bradley, Clerk
CIVIL NO. 2:16-CV-110
Petitioner Michael A. Davis, an inmate in the Texas Department of Criminal
Justice – Correctional Institutions Division currently incarcerated at the Michael
Unit in Tennessee Colony, Texas, has filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 alleging that his right to due process was violated in a
prison disciplinary hearing. Dkt. No. 1. The Court has before it Respondent’s motion
for summary judgment, Dkt. No. 12, Petitioner’s response, Dkt. No. 17, and the
Memorandum and Recommendations of the magistrate judge to whom this case was
referred pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b), Dkt. No. 18 (“M&R”). The deadline to file
objections to the magistrate judge’s proposed findings and recommendations has
passed, and the docket sheet shows that no objections have been filed. See 28 U.S.C.
§ 636(b)(1) (setting 14-day deadline to file objections); Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b)(2)
(same); see also M&R at 13 (advising parties of 14-day deadline).
After independently reviewing the record and considering the applicable law,
the Court adopts the magistrate judge’s proposed findings and recommendations;
GRANTS Respondent’s motion for summary judgment, Dkt. No. 12; DISMISSES
the petition for a writ of habeas corpus, Dkt. No. 1; and DENIES Petitioner a
certificate of appealability. The Clerk shall close this case after entering the
SIGNED this 10th day of March, 2017.
Senior United States District Judge
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