Swilley v. State of Mississippi
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS for 20 Report and Recommendations. No certificate of appealability shall issue. Signed by District Judge Carlton W. Reeves on 6/19/17. (TLC)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI
JAMES ANTHONY SWILLEY
CAUSE NO. 3:16-CV-230-CWR-RHW
WARDEN NEAL HIGGASON
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
Before the Court are the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation (R&R), Docket
No. 20, and petitioner James Anthony Swilley’s objection to that R&R, Docket No. 22. Swilley’s
objection re-urges his arguments that he was denied effective assistance of counsel and due
process of law in Mississippi state court criminal proceedings.
Having reviewed the R&R, Swilley’s objection, and the relevant portions of the record,
this Court is unpersuaded that Swilley has met the high standard necessary to obtain habeas
relief. See 28 U.S.C. § 2254. The R&R is therefore adopted as the Court’s own Order and this
case is dismissed. No certificate of appealability shall issue.
SO ORDERED, this the 19th day of June, 2017.
s/ Carlton W. Reeves
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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