Riley v. United States of America (INMATE 3), No. 2:2017cv00644 - Document 5 (M.D. Ala. 2017)

Court Description: OPINION. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 11/30/2017. (alm, )

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Riley v. United States of America (INMATE 3) Doc. 5 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION JOHN THOMAS RILEY, JR., Petitioner, v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Respondent. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:17cv644-MHT (WO) OPINION Petitioner filed a pro se motion asking the court to hold a hearing to investigate allegations of witness perjury and a Brady violation by the government in his criminal case. the This case is now before the court on recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge that the court dismiss petitioner’s motion as a successive 28 U.S.C. § 2255 petition filed without the required authorization from the appellate court. before the court recommendation. review of petitioner’s the are petitioner’s After record, objections an objections independent the should court be and to Also the de novo concludes that overruled and the magistrate judge’s recommendation adopted. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 30th day of November, 2017. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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