Knight v. Mitchem et al (INMATE1), No. 2:2008cv00356 - Document 32 (M.D. Ala. 2010)

Court Description: OPINION. Signed by Honorable Myron H. Thompson on 11/12/10. (djy, )
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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION TOMMY JAMES KNIGHT, ) ) Petitioner, ) ) v. ) ) BILLY MITCHEN, Warden, and ) TROY KING, Attorney ) General of the State of ) Alabama, ) ) Respondents. ) CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:08cv356-MHT (WO) OPINION Pursuant to 28 U.S.C.A. ยง 2254, petitioner, a state inmate, filed this lawsuit seeking habeas relief. This lawsuit is now before the court on the recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge that petitioner s writ petition be denied. Also before the court respondents objections to the recommendation. are the After an independent and de novo review of the record, the court concludes that the respondents objections should be overruled adopted. and the magistrate judge s recommendation An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 12th day of November, 2010. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE