Watkins v. Hobbs

Filing 19

ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS 13 denying Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus with prejudice. A Certificate of Appealability is denied. Signed by Judge James M. Moody on 1/31/12. (kpr)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION KYRON WATKINS ADC #122441 V. PETITIONER 5:11cv00217 JMM-JTR RAY HOBBS, Director, Arkansas Department of Correction RESPONDENT ORDER The Court has reviewed the Proposed Findings and Recommended Disposition submitted by United States Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray and the filed objections. Plaintiff requested additional time to file an exhibit which the Court granted on December 28, 2011. Although the Court has waited thirty (30) days, Plaintiff has failed to file the exhibit. After carefully considering these documents and making a de novo review of the record in this case, 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. Judgment will be entered accordingly. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT this Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus under 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (docket entry #2) is denied, and this case is dismissed with prejudice. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT a Certificate of Appealability is denied pursuant to Rule 11(a) of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases in the United States District Courts. DATED this 31st day of January, 2012. _____________________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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