YOUNG v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al, No. 1:2013cv00431 - Document 12 (D.D.C. 2013)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION accompanying final order issued separately this day. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on 11/8/13.(ah)
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA __________________________________ ) ARNOLD N. YOUNG, ) ) Petitioner, ) ) v. ) Civil Action No. 13-0431 (RBW) ) UNITED STATES ) DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al., ) ) Respondents. ) __________________________________ ) MEMORANDUM OPINION This matter is before the Court on the Federal Respondents Opposition to Petitioner s Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus ( Gov t s Opp n ), ECF No. 8. By Order issued on June 27, 2013, ECF No. 9, the petitioner was advised to reply to the government s opposition by July 29, 2013, or risk summary denial of the petition and dismissal of the case. The petitioner has neither filed a response nor sought additional time to do so. The Court therefore will dismiss the case on the respondents uncontested arguments documenting to the Court s satisfaction why the writ should not issue. See Gov t s Opp n at 3-9; 28 U.S.C. ยง 2248 (2006) ( The allegations of . . . an answer to an order to show cause in a habeas corpus proceeding, if not traversed, shall be accepted as true except to the extent that the judge finds from the evidence that they are not true. ); see also Local Civil Rule 7(b) (unopposed dispositive motion may be treated as conceded); Slovinec v. Amer. Univ., 520 F. Supp. 2d 107, 111 (D.D.C. 2007) (treating uncontested arguments in a dispositive motion as conceded). 1 DATE: November 8, 2013 1 ________s/______________ Reggie B. Walton United States District Judge A separate final order accompanies this Memorandum Opinion.