Neal v. Hobbs
ORDER ADOPTING 10 Report and Recommendations in their entirety; therefore, deft's 6 Motion to Dismiss is granted, and the petition for writ of habeas corpus is dismissed; all requested relief is denied; a certificate of appealability is denied; judgment will be entered for Hobbs. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 12/12/11. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
WOODROW NEAL, JR.
NO. 5:11CV00257 SWW
RAY HOBBS, Director of the
Arkansas Department of Correction
The Court has received findings and a recommendation from Magistrate Judge H.
David Young. After a careful review of the findings and recommendation, the timely
objections received thereto, and a de novo review of the record, the Court concludes
that the findings and recommendation should be, and hereby are, approved and adopted
in their entirety as this Court’s findings in all respects. The motion to dismiss filed by
respondent Ray Hobbs (“Hobbs”) is granted, and the petition for writ of habeas corpus
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254 filed by petitioner Woodrow Neal, Jr., is dismissed. All
requested relief is denied, and, in accordance with Rule 11(a) of the Rules Governing
Section 2254 Cases In The United States District Courts, a certificate of appealability is
denied. Judgment will be entered for Hobbs.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 12th day of December 2011.
/s/Susan Webber Wright
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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