Robertson v. State of Alabama, No. 5:2013cv01047 - Document 29 (N.D. Ala. 2016)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION Signed by Chief Judge Karon O Bowdre on 5/12/16. (SAC )
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Robertson v. State of Alabama Doc. 29 FILED 2016 May-12 AM 09:37 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA NORTHEASTERN DIVISION RONALD EUGENE ROBERTSON, Petitioner, v. STATE OF ALABAMA, Respondent. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 5:13-cv-01047-KOB-TMP MEMORANDUM OPINION On April 15, 2016, the magistrate judge filed his Report and Recommendation in the above-styled cause, recommending that this petition for habeas corpus relief filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 be dismissed with prejudice. The petitioner filed a motion for extension of time to file objections, which was granted by the court. (Docs. 26, 27). Instead of filing objections to the Report and Recommendation, on May 2, 2016, the petitioner filed a voluntary motion to dismiss his petition. (Doc. 28). The petitioner’s motion to dismiss is due to be GRANTED. Consequently, the petition for writ of habeas corpus filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 in the above-styled cause is due to be DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. An order of final judgment will be entered contemporaneously. DONE and ORDERED this 12th day of May, 2016. ____________________________________ KARON OWEN BOWDRE CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2