Polivka v. Hobbs
ORDER adopting and approving in their entirety 16 Proposed Findings and Recommended Disposition; and, dismissing with prejudice 2 Mr. Polivka's Petition. Signed by Judge James M. Moody on 8/8/2011. (dmn)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
RAY HOBBS, Director,
Arkansas Department of Correction
The Court has reviewed the Proposed Findings and Recommended Disposition submitted by
United States Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe. No objections have been filed. After careful
consideration, the Court concludes that the Proposed Findings and Recommended Disposition should
be, and hereby are, approved and adopted in their entirety as this Court's findings in all respects.
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2253 and Rule 11 of the RULES GOVERNING SECTION 2554 CASES
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, the Court must determine whether to issue a certificate of
appealability in the final order. In § 2254 cases, a certificate of appealability may issue only if the
applicant has made a substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right. 28 U.S.C.
§ 2253(c)(1)-(2). The Court finds no issue on which Mr. Polivka has made a substantial showing of
a denial of a constitutional right. Thus, a certificate of appealability is denied.
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that Mr. Polivka’s Petition (Doc. No. 2) is DISMISSED
with prejudice. The requested relief is denied and any pending motions are denied as moot.
DATED this 8th day of August, 2011.
JAMES M. MOODY
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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