Handley v. Barrett et al, No. 2:2012cv02951 - Document 10 (N.D. Ala. 2014)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION, as set out, re R&R 8 . The court finds that the report is due to be ADOPTED and the recommendation ACCEPTED. A corresponding order shall be entered contemporaneously herewith. Signed by Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn on 7/1/14. (CTS, )
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FILED 2014 Jul-01 AM 10:11 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION PHILLIP LEE HANDLEY, Petitioner, vs. BOBBY BARRETT, Warden, and THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF ALABAMA, Respondents. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 2:12-cv-2951-SLB-TMP MEMORANDUM OPINION The magistrate judge filed his Report and Recommendation (doc. 8) in the above-styled cause on June 2, 2014, recommending that the ยง 2254 petition for writ of habeas corpus challenging the constitutional validity of Petitioner s conviction be dismissed with prejudice as time-barred. Phillip Lee Handley ( Petitioner ) filed no objections to the Report and Recommendation. His copy of the Report and Recommendation was returned on June 12, 2014, and was marked Refused. (Doc. 9). Having now carefully reviewed and considered de novo all materials in the court file relevant to the case, the court finds that the report is due to be ADOPTED and the recommendation ACCEPTED. A corresponding order shall be entered contemporaneously herewith. Done this 1st day of July, 2014. SHARON LOVELACE BLACKBURN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE