Perkins v. Walker, No. 7:2016cv00400 - Document 19 (W.D. Va. 2017)

Court Description: ORDER granting 9 Motion to Dismiss; Perkin's 28 U.S.C. §2254 petition is DISMISSED, and this action is STRICKEN from the active docket of the court (Opinion and Order mailed to Pro Se Party). Signed by District Judge Elizabeth K. Dillon on 9/15/2017. (tvt)
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Perkins v. Walker Doc. 19 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA ROANOKE DIVISION CAMERON M. PERKINS, Petitioner, v. DANA RATCLIFF WALKER, Respondent. ) ) ) ) ) ) Civil Action No. 7:16CV00400 By: Elizabeth K. Dillon United States District Judge FINAL ORDER In accordance with the memorandum opinion entered this day, it is hereby ORDERED that respondent’s motion to dismiss (Dkt. No. 9) is GRANTED, Perkins’s 28 U.S.C. § 2254 petition (Dkt. No. 1) is DISMISSED, and this action is STRICKEN from the active docket of the court. Further, finding that Perkins has failed to make a substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right as required by 28 U.S.C. § 2253(c), a certificate of appealability is DENIED. The Clerk is directed to send copies of this order and accompanying memorandum opinion to all counsel of record and to Mr. Perkins. Entered: September 15, 2017. /s/ Elizabeth K. Dillon Elizabeth K. Dillon United States District Judge Dockets.Justia.com