Echols v. Kelley
ORDER adopting in its entirety 17 the recommended disposition; and denying and dismissing, with prejudice, 2 Echols's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus. Echols has failed to make a substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right, a certificate of appealability is not issued. Signed by Chief Judge Brian S. Miller on 2/21/2017. (kdr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
BRUCE ALLEN ECHOLS
CASE NO. 5:16-CV-00321 BSM
WENDY KELLEY, Director,
Arkansas Department of Correction
The recommended disposition [Doc. No. 17] submitted by United States Magistrate
Judge Beth Deere has been received. Petitioner Bruce Echols has not filed objections. After
careful consideration, the recommended disposition is adopted in its entirety. Accordingly,
Echols’s petition is for writ of habeas corpus [Doc. No. 2] is denied and dismissed with
prejudice. Further, because Echols has failed to make a substantial showing of the denial of
a constitutional right, a certificate of appealability is not issued. See 28 U.S.C. § 2253(c).
IT IS SO ORDERED this 21st day of February 2017.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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