Akbar v. Hobbs
ORDER approving and adopting 7 proposed findings and recommendations in their entirety in all respects; dismissing with prejudice 1 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus; and denying a certificate of appealability. Signed by Chief Judge Brian S. Miller on 10/6/2014. (ljb)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
MICHALE JIHAD AKBAR
ADC # 101398
CASE NO: 5:13CV00382 BSM
RAY HOBBS, Director, Arkansas
Department of Correction
The proposed findings and recommendations submitted by United States Magistrate
Judge Jerome T. Kearney and the petitioner’s objections thereto have been reviewed. After
careful consideration of the objections and a de novo review of the record, it is concluded
that the proposed findings and recommendations should be, and are hereby, approved and
adopted in their entirety in all respects.
The petition for writ of habeas corpus [Doc. No.1] pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 filed
by Michale Akbar is dismissed with prejudice. In § 2254 cases, a certificate of appealability
may issue only if the petitioner has made a substantial showing of the denial of a
constitutional right. 28 U.S.C. § 2253(c)(1)-(2). As there is no issue on which Akbar has
made a substantial showing of a denial of a constitutional right, a certificate of appealability
IT IS SO ORDERED this 6th day of October 2014.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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