Brown #463461 v. Palmer
ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 6 ; denying the petition for habeas corpus relief 1 ; denying a certificate of appealability as to each issue asserted; Judgment to issue; signed by Judge Janet T. Neff (Judge Janet T. Neff, rmw)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
MICHAEL P. BROWN,
Case No. 1:15-cv-1177
HON. JANET T. NEFF
This is a habeas corpus petition filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. The matter was referred
to the Magistrate Judge, who issued a Report and Recommendation on January 21, 2016,
recommending that this Court deny the petition. The Report and Recommendation was duly served
on Petitioner. No objections have been filed, see 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), and the Court issues this
Order. The Court will also issue a Judgment in this § 2254 proceeding. See Gillis v. United States,
729 F.3d 641, 643 (6th Cir. 2013) (requiring a separate judgment in habeas proceedings).
THEREFORE, IT IS ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate
Judge (Dkt 6) is APPROVED and ADOPTED as the Opinion of the Court and the petition for
habeas corpus relief (Dkt 1) is DENIED for the reasons stated in the Report and Recommendation.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a certificate of appealability pursuant to 28 U.S.C.
§ 2253(c) is DENIED as to each issue asserted. See RULES GOVERNING § 2254 CASES, Rule 11
(requiring the district court to “issue or deny a certificate of appealability when it enters a final
order”). Petitioner has not demonstrated that reasonable jurists would find the Court’s rulings
debatable or wrong. Slack v. McDaniel, 529 U.S. 473 (2000); Murphy v. Ohio, 263 F.3d 466, 46667 (6th Cir. 2001).
Dated: February 16, 2016
/s/ Janet T. Neff
JANET T. NEFF
United States District Judge
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