United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
May 13, 2015
MICHAEL D. SMITH
EAST FELICIANA PARISH OFFICE, ETAL.
RULING AND ORDER
BRIAN A. JACKSON, CHIEF JUDGE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
Before the Court are Petitioner Michael D. Smith's Amended Petitions Under 28 U.SX. § 2254 for Writs of Habeas Corpus by a Person in State Custody (Docs. 3, 4), The amended petitions were filed in response to a Deficiency Notice (Doc. 2) sent by the Court's Pro Se Staff Attorney regarding Petitioner's initial petition, (see Doc. 1).
The Magistrate Judge has issued a Report (Doc. 6) recommending that Petitioner's action be dismissed without prejudice, for failure to correct the deficiencies in the pleadings. Petitioner has filed no objection to the Magistrate Judge's Report.
Having carefully considered Petitioner's § 2254 petitions, the Court APPROVES the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation (Doc. 6), and ADOPTS the Report as the Court's opinion herein.
For the reasons explained in the Magistrate Judge's Report, IT IS ORDERED that Petitioner Michael D. Smith's Amended Petitions Under 28 U, SC § 2254 for Writs of Habeas Corpus by a Person in State Custody (Docs. 3, 4) are DENIED, and the above-captioned matter is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE