Baker v. Hassell et al, No. 4:2017cv00597 - Document 7 (N.D. Ala. 2017)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION Signed by Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins on 9/18/17. (SAC )
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Baker v. Hassell et al Doc. 7 FILED 2017 Sep-18 PM 04:39 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA MIDDLE DIVISION GARY ALBERT BAKER, Petitioner, v. SCOTT HASSELL, et al., Respondents. ) ) ) ) ) Case Number: 4:17-cv-00597-VEH-JHE ) ) ) ) MEMORANDUM OPINION On August 18, 2017, the magistrate judge entered a Report and Recommendation, (doc. 5), recommending that the petition for writ of habeas corpus be dismissed without prejudice. No objections have been filed. The court has considered the entire file in this action, together with the report and recommendation, and has reached an independent conclusion that the report and recommendation is due to be adopted and approved. Accordingly, the court hereby adopts and approves the findings and recommendation of the magistrate judge as the findings and conclusions of this court. The petition for writ of habeas corpus is due to be DISMISSED. A separate Order will be entered. DONE this 18th day of September, 2017. VIRGINIA EMERSON HOPKINS United States District Judge