Willis v. Arkansas, State of
ORDER ADOPTING 14 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS and denying 1 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus filed by Javaughntaiye Willis. Signed by Honorable P. K. Holmes, III on March 7, 2017. (src)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
STATE OF ARKANSAS
The Court has received a report and recommendations (Doc. 14) from United States
Magistrate Judge Mark E. Ford. Petitioner Javaughtaiye Willis has filed objections (Doc. 15). 1
The Magistrate recommends that the 28 U.S.C. § 2254 petition for a writ of habeas corpus be
denied. The Magistrate further recommends that no certificate of appealability issue. The Court
has conducted de novo review of those portions of the report and recommendation to which
Petitioner has objected. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C). Petitioner’s objections offer neither law nor
fact requiring departure from the Magistrate’s report and recommendation, and the report does not
otherwise contain any clear error. The Magistrate’s report and recommendation (Doc. 14) is
ADOPTED IN ITS ENTIRETY.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Petitioner Javaughtaiye Willis’s petition for a writ of
habeas corpus (Doc. 1) is DENIED and this case is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. No
certificate of appealability shall issue. Judgment will entered accordingly.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 7th day of March, 2017.
/s/P. K. Holmes, III
P.K. HOLMES, III
CHIEF U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE
Petitioner filed a “Rule 37 Petition” on a form provided by the State of Arkansas. In light
of the timing of this filing, and because pro se filings are given liberal construction, the Court is
construing this filing as objections to the report and recommendation.
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