Walton v. Hobbs

Filing 19

ORDER ADOPTING 16 the recommended disposition; dismissing 2 Walter Lee Walton's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus, with prejudice; and denying a certificate of appealability. Signed by Chief Judge Brian S. Miller on 1/13/2015. (kdr)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION WALTER LEE WALTON, ADC #098357 v. PETITIONER CASE NO. 5:14CV00205 BSM RAY HOBBS, Director, Arkansas Department of Correction RESPONDENT ORDER The recommended disposition filed by United States Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe has been reviewed. No objections have been filed. After careful consideration, the recommended disposition should be, and hereby is, approved and adopted in its entirety in all respects. Accordingly, Walter Lee Walton’s petition for writ of habeas corpus [Doc. No. 2] is denied and dismissed with prejudice. When entering a final order adverse to a habeas corpus petitioner, a certificate of appealability must be issued or denied. See Rule 11 of the Rules Governing Section 2554 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). As no such showing has been made, a certificate of appealability is denied. IT IS SO ORDERED this 13th day of January 2015. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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