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United States District Court, N.D. Florida, Gainesville DivisionJul 21, 2011
CASE NO. 1:10-cv-00097-MP-GRJ. (N.D. Fla. Jul. 21, 2011)

CASE NO. 1:10-cv-00097-MP-GRJ.

July 21, 2011


This matter is before the Court on Doc. 33, Motion for Certificate of Appealability by Douglas Walker. On June 8, 2011, defendant filed a notice of appeal as to the Court's order dismissing his petition for habeas corpus without prejudice for failure to prosecute.

An appeal may not be taken to the court of appeals from the final order in a habeas corpus proceeding unless the Court issues a certificate of appealability. See 28 U.S.C. 2253(c)(1). The Court may issue a certificate of appealability only if the applicant has made a substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right. See 28 U.S.C. 2253(c)(2).

For the reasons stated in the Report and Recommendation, Doc. 13, and the Order, Doc. 15, the Court finds that Petitioner fails to make a substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right and the issues are not adequate enough to deserve encouragement to proceed further. Accordingly, it is hereby


1. Petitioner's motion for certificate of appealability, Doc. 33, is DENIED.