United States District Court, D. Arizona
April 3, 2014
THEODORE JOSEPH PAULEY, Petitioner,
CHARLES L. RYAN; et al., Respondents.
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
A. WALLACE TASHIMA, District Judge.
Petitioner Theodore Joseph Pauley, presently incarcerated in the Arizona State Prison-Meadows Unit, in Florence, Arizona, brings this pro se petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. This Court referred the matter to United States Magistrate Judge Leslie A. Bowman for pretrial proceedings and a report and recommendation. Doc. 22.
Magistrate Judge Bowman issued her Report and Recommendation (R&R) on December 17, 2013, recommending that the Court deny Pauley's petition for a writ of habeas corpus. Doc. 24. On January 21, 2014, Pauley filed an objection to the R&R. Doc. 28.
Having made an independent review of the record, this Court agrees with the findings of Magistrate Judge Bowman, as set out in her R&R. Accordingly,
IT IS ORDERED:
1. The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation of December 17, 2013 (Doc. 24) is adopted.
2. Petitioner Theodore Joseph Pauley's petition for writ of habeas corpus is DENIED.
3. This order shall serve as the Court's Judgment under Fed.R.Civ.P. 58(a). The Clerk is directed to close the case.