Dudley v. Estes et al, No. 4:2014cv01844 - Document 14 (N.D. Ala. 2017)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION ADOPTING and ACCEPTING the 13 Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendations. Signed by Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins on 9/7/2017. (JLC)
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Dudley v. Estes et al Doc. 14 FILED 2017 Sep-07 PM 04:10 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA MIDDLE DIVISION MICHAEL ANTHONY DUDLEY, JR., Petitioner, v. WARDEN DEWAYNE ESTES, et al., Respondents. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.: 4:14-cv-01844-VEH-SGC MEMORANDUM OPINION On August 1, 2017, the magistrate judge entered a report (Doc. 13) recommending the petition filed by Mr. Dudley (Doc. 1) be denied. The magistrate judge further recommended a certificate of appealability be denied. (Id.). Mr. Dudley was advised of his right to object and was given fourteen (14) days to do so. (Id.). Fourteen days have passed, and no objections have been received by the court. After careful consideration of the record in this case and the magistrate judge’s report, the court ADOPTS the report of the magistrate judge and ACCEPTS her recommendations. In accordance with the recommendation, the court finds that Mr. Dudley’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 is due to be denied. Dockets.Justia.com A separate order will be entered. DONE this 7th day of September, 2017. VIRGINIA EMERSON HOPKINS United States District Judge