Davenport v. Warden, Warren Correctional Institution, No. 1:2016cv00493 - Document 13 (S.D. Ohio 2017)

Court Description: DECISION AND ENTRY ADOPTING THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE (Doc. 12 ). Signed by Judge Timothy S. Black on 1/4/2017. (mr)(This document has been sent by regular mail to the party(ies) listed in the NEF that did not receive electronic notification.)
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Davenport v. Warden, Warren Correctional Institution Doc. 13 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO WESTERN DIVISION ROBERT DAVENPORT, : : Petitioner, : : vs. : : WARDEN, WARREN CORRECTIONAL : INSTITUTION, : : Respondent. : Case No. 1:16-cv-493 Judge Timothy S. Black Magistrate Judge Karen L. Litkovitz DECISION AND ENTRY ADOPTING THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE (Doc. 12) This case is before the Court pursuant to the Order of General Reference in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Western Division to United States Magistrate Judge Karen L. Litkovitz. Pursuant to such reference, the Magistrate Judge reviewed the pleadings filed with this Court and, on November 29, 2016, submitted a Report and Recommendations. (Doc. 12). No objections were filed. As required by 28 U.S.C. § 636(b) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b), the Court has reviewed the comprehensive findings of the Magistrate Judge and considered de novo all of the filings in this matter. Upon consideration of the foregoing, the Court does determine that such Report and Recommendations should be and is hereby adopted in its entirety. Accordingly: 1. Respondent’s motion to dismiss (Doc. 9) is GRANTED and the Petition (Doc. 3) is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE; Dockets.Justia.com 2. A certificate of appealability shall not issue; and 3. An appeal of this Order would not be taken in good faith and therefore Petitioner is DENIED leave to appeal in forma pauperis. IT IS SO ORDERED. 1/4/2017 Date: _______________ _______________________ Timothy S. Black United States District Judge 2