United States District Court, D. Minnesota
September 9, 2014
MICHAEL JAMES CONSTANTINE, Petitioner,
WARDEN J.R. KRUEGER, Respondent.
Michael James Constantine, pro se.
Matthew Frank, Minnesota Attorney General's Office, and Peter R. Marker, Ramsey County Attorney's Office, Counsel for Respondent.
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
MICHAEL J. DAVIS, Chief District Judge.
The above-entitled matter comes before the Court upon the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Leo I. Brisbois dated July 31, 2014. Petitioner filed objections to the Report and Recommendation.
Pursuant to statute, the Court has conducted a de novo review upon the record. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1); Local Rule 72.2(b). Based upon that review, the Court adopts the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Brisbois dated July 31, 2014.
Accordingly, based upon the files, records, and proceedings herein, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
1. The Court ADOPTS the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Leo I. Brisbois dated July 31, 2014 [Docket No. 63].
2. The Petitioner's Motion to Request Leave to Amend Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus [Docket No. 14] is GRANTED;
3. The Respondent's Motion to Dismiss Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus, [Docket No. 6], is GRANTED;
4. The Amended Petition for a writ of habeas corpus is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE; and
5. Petitioner is NOT granted a Certificate of Appealability.
LET JUDGMENT BE ENTERED ACCORDINGLY.