IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
January 31, 2006
BRIAN COHEN, PETITIONER,
PENNSYLVANIA BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sean J. McLaughlin United States District Judge
This habeas corpus action was received by the Clerk of Court on September 28, 2004, and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter for report and recommendation in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. 5 636(b)(I), and Rules 72.1.3 and 72.1.4 of the Local Rules for Magistrates.
The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation [Doc. No. 201, filed on January 20, 2006, recommended that Petitioner's Petition dismissed and that a certificate of appealability be denied. The parties were allowed ten (I 0) days from the date of service to file objections. Service was made on Petitioner by certified mail and on Defendants. Objections were filed on January 27, 2006 [Doc. No. 211. After & novo review of the petition and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, and objections thereto, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 31" day of January, 2006;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Plaintiffs Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus is DISMISSED and a certificate of appealability is DENIED.
The Report and Recommendation [Doc. No. 201 of Magistrate Judge Baxter, filed on January 20, 2006, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
Susan Paradise Baxter, U.S. Magistrate Judge
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