Taylor v. Hobbs, No. 5:2014cv00137 - Document 17 (E.D. Ark. 2014)

Court Description: ORDER ADOPTING 15 Findings and Recommendations; Respondent's 11 Motion to Dismiss is granted. The 1 Petition for habeas corpus is dismissed, and all requested relief is denied. A certificate of appealability is denied. Signed by Judge James M. Moody Jr. on 6/26/2014. (mcz)

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Taylor v. Hobbs Doc. 17 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION MELVIN LEE TAYLOR, JR. v. PETITIONER NO. 5:14CV00137 JM RAY HOBBS, Direct or of t he Arkansas Depart ment of Correct ion RESPONDENT ORDER The Court has received findings and a recommendat ion from Magist rat e Judge H. David Young. Aft er a careful review of t he findings and recommendat ion, t he t imely obj ect ions received t heret o, and a de novo review of t he record, t he Court concludes t hat t he findings and recommendat ion should be, and hereby are, approved and adopt ed in t heir ent iret y as t his Court ’ s findings in all respect s. The mot ion t o dismiss filed by respondent Ray Hobbs (“ Hobbs” ) is grant ed. See Document 11. The pet it ion for writ of habeas corpus pursuant t o 28 U.S.C. 2254 filed by pet it ioner Melvin Lee Taylor, Jr., is dismissed. All request ed relief is denied, and j udgment will be ent ered for Hobbs. A cert ificat e of appealabilit y is denied. See Rule 11(a) of t he Rules Governing Sect ion 2254 Cases In The Unit ed St at es Dist rict Court s. Dockets.Justia.com IT IS SO ORDERED t his 26t h day of June, 2014. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE -2-
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