Johnson v. Kelly

Filing 17

ORDER adopting in their entirety 14 the findings and recommendation; dismissing Johnson's petition, denying all requested relief, and entering judgment for respondent Kelley; denying as moot 16 Johnson's motion for an evidentiary hearing, appointment of counsel, and subpoena; and denying a certificate of appealability. Signed by Chief Judge Brian S. Miller on 12/1/2017. (kdr)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION RONNIE JOHNSON v. PETITIONER CASE NO. 5:17-CV-00015 BSM WENDY KELLEY, Director Arkansas Department of Correction RESPONDENT ORDER The findings and recommendation [Doc. No. 14] submitted by United States Magistrate Judge Patricia S. Harris and petitioner Ronnie Johnson’s objections [Doc. No. 15] have been reviewed. After de novo review of the record, the findings and recommendation are adopted in their entirety. Accordingly, Johnson’s petition is dismissed, all requested relief is denied, and judgment is entered for respondent Kelley. Johnson’s motion for an evidentiary hearing, appointment of counsel, and subpoena [Doc. No. 16] is denied as moot. Pursuant to Rule 11(a) of the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases, a certificate of appealability is denied. IT IS SO ORDERED this 1st day of December 2017. _________________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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