Poole v. Straughn
ORDER adopting 13 Recommended Disposition as its own; denying and dismissing, with prejudice, Rodney L. Poole, Sr.'s 2 petition for writ of habeas corpus; and denying a certificate of appealabiity. Signed by Judge J. Leon Holmes on 12/8/2015. (ljb)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
RODNEY L. POOLE, SR.
NO. 5:15CV00259 JLH/BD
WILLIAM STRAUGHN, Warden,
Arkansas Department of Correction
Maximum Security Unit, et al.
The Court has reviewed the Recommended Disposition (“Recommendation”) filed by
Magistrate Judge Beth Deere. In addition, the Court has considered Mr. Poole’s objections to the
Recommendation and has reviewed de novo those portions of the record relevant to those objections.
After careful consideration, this Court adopts the Recommendation as its own. Rodney L.
Poole, Sr.’s petition for writ of habeas corpus (docket entry #2) is denied and dismissed, with
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 8th day of December, 2015.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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