Piggue #582913 v. Horton
ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 12 ; the petition for habeas corpus relief 1 is DENIED; a certificate of appealability pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2253(c) is DENIED as to each issue asserted; signed by District Judge Hala Y. Jarbou (haw)
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
KEITH PIGGUE #582913,
Case No. 2:19-cv-223
Hon. Hala Y. Jarbou
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 December 18, 2020,
recommending that this Court deny the petition. (ECF No. 12.) The Report and Recommendation
was duly served on the parties. 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
IT IS ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge (ECF No.
12) is APPROVED and ADOPTED as the Opinion of the Court and the petition for habeas corpus
relief (ECF No. 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
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debatable or wrong. Slack v. McDaniel, 529 U.S. 473 (2000); Murphy v. Ohio, 263 F.3d 466, 46667 (6th Cir. 2001).
January 8, 2021
/s/ Hala Y. Jarbou
HALA Y. JARBOU
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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