Pride v. Bass et al
ORDER adopting 15 Recommended Disposition as its own; and denying a certificate of appealability. Petitioner John E. Pride's 2 petition for writ of habeas corpus is denied and dismissed, without prejudice. Signed by Judge Billy Roy Wilson on 9/18/2015. (ljb)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
JOHN E. PRIDE
CASE NO.: 5:15CV00210 BRW/BD
WENDY KELLEY, Director,
Arkansas Department of Correction
The Court has reviewed the Recommended Disposition (“Recommendation”) filed by
Magistrate Judge Beth Deere. The parties have not filed any objections to the Recommendation.
After careful consideration, this Court adopts the Recommendation as its own. Petitioner
John E. Pride’s petition for writ of habeas corpus (docket entry #2) is denied and dismissed,
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, there is no basis for this
court to issue a certificate of appealability. Accordingly, a certificate of appealability is denied.
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 18th day of September, 2015.
/s/ Billy Roy Wilson
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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