United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania
April 7, 2004.
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
The opinion of the court was delivered by: TIMOTHY SAVAGE, District Judge
AND NOW, this 7th day of April, 2004, upon consideration of
the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (Docket No. 1), the defendant's
Response to Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (Docket No. 7), the
defendant's supplemental Response to Petition for Writ Habeas Corpus
(Docket No. 17), the second Report and Recommendation filed by United
States Magistrate Judge Arnold C. Rapoport (Docket No. 18)*fn1 and the
plaintiff's objections to the second Report and Recommendation (Docket
No. 19), and after a thorough and independent review of the record, it is
1) The second Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Rapoport is
APPROVED and ADOPTED;
2) The Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus is DENIED and
3) There is no probable cause to issue a certificate of appealability.