Jones v. Hobbs
ORDER ADOPTING 17 Report and Recommendations in their entirety; therefore, the petition for writ of habeas corpus is dismissed with prejudice; a certificate of appealability is denied. Signed by Chief Judge J. Leon Holmes on 5/21/12. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
CHARLES EDWARD JONES, SR.,
NO. 5:12CV00019 JLH-BD
RAY HOBBS, Director,
Arkansas Department of Correction
The Court has reviewed the Recommended Disposition filed by Magistrate Judge Beth Deere
and the objections filed by the petitioner, Charles Edward Jones, Sr. Upon de novo review, the Court
adopts the recommendation as its own. The petition for writ of habeas corpus is dismissed with
When entering a final order adverse to a habeas corpus petitioner, the Court must issue or
deny a certificate of appealability. Rule 11, Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases. A certificate of
appealability may issue only if a petitioner has made a substantial showing of the denial of a
constitutional right. 28 U.S.C. § 2253(c)(1)-(2). In this case, Mr. Jones has not provided a basis for
this Court to issue a certificate of appealability. Accordingly, a certificate of appealability is denied.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 21st day of May, 2012.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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