Christopher v. Hobbs

Filing 14

ORDER ADOPTING 13 the proposed findings and recommended disposition; dismissing, with prejudice, 2 the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus; and denying a certificate of appealability. Signed by Chief Judge Brian S. Miller on 12/29/2014. (kdr)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION CARDELL CHRISTOPHER ADC #146436 v. PETITIONER CASE NO. 5:14CV00007 BSM RAY HOBBS, Director, Arkansas Department of Correction RESPONDENT ORDER The proposed findings and recommended disposition submitted by United States Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray have been reviewed. No objections have been filed. After careful consideration, it is concluded that the proposed findings and recommended disposition should be, and hereby are, approved and adopted in their entirety. The petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 [Doc. No. 2] filed by Cardell Christopher 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 Christopher has made a substantial showing of a denial of a constitutional right, a certificate of appealability is denied. IT IS SO ORDERED this 29th day of December 2014. _____________________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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