Submitted: April 8, 2015
Upon Commissioner's Report and Recommendation That Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief Should be Denied
The Honorable Mary M. Johnston
This 4th day of June, 2015, the Court has considered the Commissioner's Report and Recommendation, Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief, Defendant's objections to the Commissioner's Report and Recommendation, and the relevant proceedings below.
On August 14, 2014, Defendant Harold C. Bissoon, Jr. filed this pro se motion for postconviction relief. The motion was referred to a Superior Court Commissioner in accordance with 10 Del. C. § 512(b) and Superior Court Criminal Rule 62 for proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law. The Commissioner issued the Report and Recommendation on March 23, 2015. The Commissioner recommended that Defendant's Motion for Postconviction Relief be denied.
"Within ten days after filing of a Commissioner's proposed findings of fact and recommendations . . . any party may serve and file written objections."Defendant Bissoon filed written objections on April 8, 2015. The substance of Defendant's objections was addressed fully by the Commissioner. Upon review, the Court finds Defendant's objections to be without merit.
The Court holds that the Commissioner's Report and Recommendation dated March 23, 2015, should be adopted for the reasons set forth therein. The Commissioner's findings are not clearly erroneous, are not contrary to law, and are not an abuse of discretion.
THEREFORE, after careful and de novo review of the record in this action, the Court hereby adopts the Commissioner's Report and Recommendation in its entirety. Defendant's ...