Hickman v. Hobbs

Filing 35

ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING PROPOSED FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS in their entirety as this Court's findings in all respects and dismissing 1 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus with prejudice. The Court will not issue a certificate of appealability. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 05/07/2014. (rhm)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION TONY A. HICKMAN, ADC # 090793 Petitioner, v. RAY HOBBS, Director, Arkansas Department of Correction Respondent. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 5:12-CV-00309 SWW-JTK ORDER The Court has received the Proposed Findings and Recommendations from United States Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney. After careful review of the findings and recommendations and the timely objections thereto, as well as a de novo review of the record in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C), the Court concludes that the findings and recommendations should be, and are hereby, approved and adopted in their entirety as this Court’s findings in all respects. Accordingly, judgment shall be entered dismissing this petition with prejudice.1 The Court will not issue a certificate of appealability because Petitioner has not made a substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right. 28 U.S.C. § 2253(c)(1)-(2). IT IS SO ORDERED this 7th day of May 2014. /s/Susan Webber Wright United States District Judge 1 The Court denies Petitioner’s request for an evidentiary hearing [doc.#34].

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