Dodson v. United States District Court, No. 7:2012cv00361 - Document 4 (W.D. Va. 2012)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge James C. Turk on 08/31/2012. (kab)
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* a wwm oFnc: t.s. sm l Dl AT ROANOKE, VA Fl ED t I TH E UN I N TED STATES DI STR I C O U R T CT FO R TH E W E STER N D I STRI T O F VI G I I C R N A R O A N OK E DI SI N VI O R ALEIG H D O D SO N , s 2i 2 1 EP 22 JUL I BK D DL -N , CL L . CA SE N O .7: 12CV 00361 C EM Pett oner, ii M EM O M N DU M O PIN I N O U NITED STA TES DISTRIC T CO UR T, By: Jam es C.Turk Se or Uni e St t sD i t c Judge ni t d a e s ri t R es pondent . Raei Dods a Vigi ai t pr ee ng p o K ,fld t spe ii f awrtof l gh on, r ni nma e oc di r ie hi tton or i ha scor ,purua t 28U. 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A fera c r a ni t am ountofs a e tm e t def nda m us s r e on t s e t i ng he t t i he e nt t ev t s a e c ge t Bur au ofPr s s l r l as t de e ntt t c t he t t har , he e i ons ha l e e e he f nda o he us ody oft Com m onw e lh ofVi gi a t ta ou oftm e prort t co pl t o of he at r ni ha m nt i i o he m e i n t i t sent he ns ant ence so t t sf alsent hat hi eder ence w ilbe com pl ed i t cusody l et n he t 1 Un rRue4 b)oft RulsGo n ig j225 Ca e ,h c ur ma s de l ( he e ve an 4 s s te o t y umma i d s s a rl imis y j2 5 mo inE ifi pai ya e r fo t ep ttona a y alc ede bist ttepeii e i no 25 to t q t l nl pp a s r m h eii nd n ta h xhi t ha h tton r s t l entted t r i i t diti tcour.' il o elef n he s rc t' oft Com monwe t ofVigi aa wilbec he a1h r ni nd l omplt d by r mi c ur e ty ee ur ng onc r n l wih hi sa e s nt nc t s tt e e e. ( No.12, 1 .W he fdea a horte r l sdDods t Vigi aa horte ,he ECF - p. ) n e rl ut iis eeae on o r ni ut iis e xpec e t the w oul be pr es ed and r l as I t ad, l r d t tV igi a a horte t d ha d oc s e e ed. ns e he ea ne ha r ni ut ii s wo d r quiehi t s r hi s ve yea sae s nt nc i t Vigi aDe rm e tof ul e r m o e ve s e n- r t t e e e n he r ni pa t n Co rcin (; re to s 6 VDOC' .Do o wr t t VDOC o fcas akigwhyhi s ne e h dn t u ' ds n o e o ) fiil, s n s e tnc s a o r n c ur e l asor e a r ei d t sr pl onc r nty der d, nd ec ve hi e y: Plms bead s d t tt s ntncei pos d i Da le Cic tCour wasor r d e e vie ha he e e m e n nvil r ui t de e t r c e tve t t s n e i pos d i t f de a c ts t . W hie i i o un ons cu i o he e t nce m e n he e r l our ys em l ts no edt tyourf de als ntncewa o de edt rm c ure t yourVigi a t ha e r e e s r r o t onc r nt o r ni sntnc youweenoti t c t y oft ( e e e, r n he usod he VDOC; youweei t c t of I r n he usody t f r laut ii a s r d t ts nt nc pr o t be nni t s r c of he ede a hortes nd e ve ha e e e i r o gi ng he e vi e t s nt nc i he e e e mpos i Da vil Cic tCour. ed n n le r ui t ( No.12,p. ) ECF - 2. Dods riest cli i hi j2254peii . on as wo ams n s tton' Pe ii rpl ded g ly bas d on f l e i or a i f om hi l w ye a l ttone ea uit e a s nf m ton r s a r td t Diti tAto ne t thi f de a tmewoul r c ure l wih hi he src t r y ha s e r l i d un onc r nty t s s a e s nt nce a t t e e ; nd 2. V igi a au hortesa kno l dget tt f de a cou ti pos is r ni t ii c w e ha he e r l r m ed t s nt nc t r n conc r nty w ih t s a e s nt nce buthave t ke no e e eo u ur e l t he t t e e , a n ac i n t a r st st ton. to o dd es he iua i D ods a s r st the l a ed a tt s nt nc notr mzng co u r nty onl afe hi on s e t ha em bou he e e es u i nc r e l y tr s t a f rt t VD OC. A s r le i t s a to D ods n as t co tt die tt VD OC t r n r ns e o he e i f n hi c i n, o ks he ur o r c he o u t saetmeco rntwiht fdealsntnc ort rviihi fdeals ntnc 'ot t( j he tt i ncure t he e r e e e o e st s e r e e e ç ha he s c nc eebohs ntnc a t smetme. ( No.1 p.1 ) a omplt t e e es the a i ' ECF ' , 4. 11 Unde 28U. C.j225449,afdealc t nno grntaha aspeii unls t r S. 1 e r our ca t a be tton e s he pe ii rha e ttone s xhaus e t r m edi a ia e i t cou t oft s a e i whi h he w a t d he e es va l bl n he r s he t t n c s c ce Thee onvi td. xhausi r uie ti s ts i by s e ngr e oft c am s t oug ton eq r men s a ifed e ki eviw he l i ,hr hout t saeco ts t t t hihetsaec twihj idito t c iert cli .Se he tt ur ysem,o he g s tt our t urs cin o onsd he ams e O' lva v. r l 526U. 8 845( 999 .Afe hi opporuniyf die a a o hi Suli n Boecke, S. 38, 1 ) tr s t t or rd ppe l f s c c i ha pas e t de e ntssae c tr me e i Vigi ai l flnga sae onviton s s d,he f nda ' t t our e dis n r ni ncude ii tt ha aspe ii n wih t Cic tCour whe e he w asc c e w ih a a a ofa a r e be tto t he r ui t r onvi t d, t n ppe l n dve s de ii t t SuprmeCour ofVigi a,Va. cson o he e t r ni CodeAnn.j8. - 4()1,j1 1411 ori 0165 a( ) 7.- , n ' t ale ai flngasaehabe speii die tywiht Supr meCou ofVigi a j8. he tm tve, ii tt a tton r cl t he e rt r ni. 01 654()1 .W hihe rr ehef l i exha tngsaec ur rme e ,adef ntmus a( ) c ve out olows n usi tt o te dis enda t uli a e y pr e hi c ai st t Supr m e Co tofV igi a be or a f der ldit i tc tc n tm t l es nt s l m o he e ur r ni f e e a s rc our a c i rt meisofhi camsunde j2254. onsde he rt s li r Dods al gest thi tilc on le ha s ra ouns lpr de i c a ei or ton a e ovi d nac ur t nf ma i boutt he s t nc ngbe ftDods woul r c i i e ha f hi g ly plat t sae c r a en e i ne i on d e eve n xc nge or s uit e o he t t ha ges nd t tt VD O C i i pr pe l ca a i hi t r ofc i m e . Dods s a e on t f ce of ha he s m o ry kul tng s e m ontne nt on t t s he a hi peii t thedi notpur ueadiec a a i saec ta t theha no fl d a o he s tton ha d s r t ppe l n tt our nd ha s t ie ny t r pos co c i pe ii n o m oto c e ni i a s a e co t St t c tr c ds a ia e t nvi ton tto r i n onc r ng n ny t t ur . a e our e or va l bl o i alo i caet tDo on hasnotpurue a pos c c i r m e i saeco t nlne s ndi t ha ds s d ny t onviton e dy n t t ur. A lhoug D ods s o t h on' pporuniy t pu s a di e ta a ha e r D ods c t t o r ue r c ppe l s xpied, on an pr s thi c am salegi t i ope e c i ofhi Vigi as nt e i apeii f rawrt e en s l i l ng he mpr r xe uton s r ni e enc n tton o i ofha a c us i t D a le Co y Cic tCour , ih a s e be s om n he nvil unt r ui t w t ubs quen a ala ia e i t t ppe va l bl n he Supr m eCour ofVigni l t a tm a i Dods c pr e hi cl msi a ha a c pus e t r i a. n he le tve, on an es nt s ai n be s or petton fld diecl i t Supr m eCour ofVigi a2 ii ie r ty n he e t r ni . Be us D ods sc r ntpe ii i ca e t the m a ha a l bl s a e cou t ca e on' ur e tton ndi t s ha y ve vaia e t t r r m e e a t stm e t scour mus dimishi j225 peii wi e di s t hi i , hi t t s s s 4 tton t prj c 3 sç hout eudie. ç Slvonv.Smih, U. 53,54( 971 (i ngt tj2 4ha a peii mus bedimis at t 404 S. 1 ) tndi ha 25 be s tton t s sed wih u p eu iei p tto e h sn t r sn e hscamst tea pr p it saec u t n t o t rj dc f ei n r a o p e e td i li o h p o rae tt o r a d i coul sildos .Ana o it or rwilis t sd y. d tl o) ppr prae de l sue hi a Fo t er a o sae t ec u t imis sDo s n' peiinwih u p eu ie Th r h e s ns ttd,h o r ds se d o s t o t o t rj dc . e t Cl r i diec e t s nd c e oft s m e o andu o ni a ac om pa ng o de t e k s r t d o e opi s hi m r m pi on nd c nyi r r o pe ii ne . tto r ENTER:Th s A/ vd yo Au u t2 2 i j a a f g s, 01 . '' ' ' z,. . , .u'@- 4 - . .. 'c rU nied St t s Di t i J t a e sr c udge 2 Thi courtsfndi t tDods may ha avaia e sa ecour r edi doesnotconsiut a s ' i ng ha on ve lbl t t t em es tt e fndi t tt ale i i hi cur entpetton sat any habeascor cl m on w hi he i entted t i ng ha he lgatons n s r ii t e pus ai ch s il o r if.I t Danvil Cicui Cour i pos iss e t r cons utvet t f als e i ele f he le r t t m ed t ent nce o un ec i o he eder ent nce, t appea st Vigi aaut ii ar executng Dods ssa e s ence i accor ncew ih t sat r hat r ni hortes e i on' tt ent n da t he t e s enci or r. ent ng de 3 S ci 2 4 p o de ar me yt p ron c nfne u e saec rj g nsi vi ain e ton 25 r vi s e d o e s s o i d nd r tt ou tud me t n olto oft Cons iuton orlw soft Unied St t . Ther or t t ext ntt Dods wi t chalenge he tt i a he t a es ef e, o he e hat on shes o l hi f d r l e e c a i e ,h c n tp o e du e j2 4. s e e a s ntn e s mpos d e a no r c e nd r 25 4