Eldridge v. Kelly
ORDER Adopting 12 Recommended Disposition. Petitioner's 2 Petition for a writ of habeas corpus is denied, with prejudice; Petitioner's 7 motion to amend habeas corpus is denied; and a certificate of appealability is denied. Signed by Judge James M. Moody Jr. on 2/15/2017. (mcz)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
EDWARD I. ELDRIDGE, SR.
WENDY KELLEY, Director,
Arkansas Department of Correction
The Court has reviewed the Recommended Disposition submitted by United States
Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray. A response was filed in which Petitioner stated that he
accepted the recommendation. After careful consideration, the Court concludes that the
Recommended Disposition should be, and hereby is, approved and adopted in its entirety as this
Court’s findings in all respects. Judgment will be entered accordingly.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT:
Petitioner Edward I. Eldridge, Sr.’s 28 U.S.C. § 2254 Petition for a Writ of
Habeas Corpus, Doc. 2, is DENIED with prejudice;
Petitioner Eldridge’s Motion for Leave to Amend Habeas Petition, doc. 7, is
A Certificate of Appealability is DENIED, see 28 U.S.C. § 2253(c)(1)-(2); Rule
11(a), Rules Governing § 2254 Cases in United States District Courts.
DATED this 15th day of February, 2017.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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