Grant v. Hobbs
ORDER ADOPTING 3 Report and Recommendations in their entirety; therefore, Mr. Grant's 2 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus is dismissed without prejudice; all pending motions are denied as moot 1 ; a certificate of appealability is denied. Signed by Judge J. Leon Holmes on 12/11/12. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
NO. 5:12CV00416 JLH-BD
RAY HOBBS, Director,
Arkansas Department of Correction
The Court has reviewed the Recommended Disposition filed by Magistrate Judge
Beth Deere. The parties have not filed any objections to the Recommendation. This
Court adopts the Recommendation and dismisses Mr. Grant’s Petition for Writ of Habeas
Corpus (docket entry #2) without prejudice. All pending motions are denied as moot.
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,
Mr. Grant 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 11th day of December, 2012.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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