United States District Court, Western District of Washington, Seattle
May 5, 2015
IRA D. WASHINGTON, Petitioner,
UNITED STATES CONGRESS, Respondent.
ORDER OF DISMISSAL
JOHN C. COUGHENOUR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE.
The Court, after careful consideration of petitioner’s 28 U.S.C. § 2254 petition for writ of habeas corpus (Dkt. No. 1), the Report and Recommendation of the Honorable James P. Donohue (Dkt. No. 7), the governing authorities and the balance of the record, does hereby find and ORDER:
(1) The Court adopts the Report and Recommendation.
(2) The habeas petition is DENIED and this case is DISMISSED without prejudice.
(3) In accordance with Rule 11 of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases in the United States District Courts, a certificate of appealability is DENIED with respect to the grounds asserted by petitioner in his habeas petition.
(4) The Clerk is directed to send copies of this Order to Mr. Pigott and Judge Donohue.