Echols v. Kelley
ORDER adopting 17 the recommended disposition; denying and dismissing with prejudice 2 Echols's petition for writ of habeas corpus; and denying as moot 25 26 27 29 33 34 35 all pending motions. Further, because 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 6/1/2017. (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 along with objections submitted by petitioner Bruce
Echols. See Doc. Nos. 25, 26, 27, 29, 33, 34, 35 (filings often labeled as motions but
construed additionally as objections). After de novo review, 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, and all pending motions are denied as moot.
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 1st day of June 2017.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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