United States District Court, W.D. Arkansas, Hot Springs Division
June 16, 2015
MICHAEL WAYNE GILLILAND, Petitioner,
WENDY KELLEY, Director, Arkansas Department of Correction, Respondent.
ROBERT T. DAWSON, District Judge.
Now on this 16th day of June, 2015, there comes on for consideration the report and recommendation (Doc. 12) filed in this matter by the Honorable James R. Marschewski, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas. Also before the Court are Petitioner's objections (Doc. 13) and Respondent's response to objections (Doc. 14).
The Court has reviewed this case de novo and, being well and sufficiently advised, finds as follows: The report and recommendation is proper and should be and hereby is adopted in its entirety. Accordingly, Petitioner's 28 U.S.C. § 2254 petition (Doc. 1) is hereby DENIED and DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE as his claims are procedurally defaulted or are otherwise without merit.
IT IS SO ORDERED.