Hines v. Hobbs
ORDER ADOPTING 12 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 Judge Susan Webber Wright on 9/5/12. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
LOUIE N. HINES
CASE NO.: 5:12CV00142 SWW/BD
RAY HOBBS, Director,
Arkansas Department of Correction
The Court has reviewed the Recommended Disposition (“Recommendation”) filed
by Magistrate Judge Beth Deere in this case. In addition, the Court has considered Mr.
Hines’s objections to the Recommendation and has reviewed de novo those portions of the
Recommendation to which Mr. Hines objects. This Court adopts the Recommendation as
its own. Louie N. Hines’s Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (docket entry #2) is
dismissed, with prejudice.
When entering a final order adverse to a habeas corpus petitioner, the Court must
issue or deny a certificate of appealability. Rule 11 of the 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,
there is no basis for this court to issue a certificate of appealability. Accordingly, a
certificate of appealability is denied.
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 5th day of September, 2012.
/s/Susan Webber Wright
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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