IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
February 22, 2006
NICHOLAS JOHNSON, PETITIONER,
PAUL STOWITZKY, WARDEN, AND TOM CORBIN [SIC] STATE LENIHAN ATTORNEY GENERAL, AND THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, BOARD OF PROBATION AND PAROLE, RESPONDENTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Arthur J. Schwab
Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo
Petitioner, Nicholas Johnson, filed a habeas petition, attacking his state sentence. The Respondents filed their answer. The case was referred to Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan, who issued her report and recommendation on December 27, 2005(Doc. 8). The parties had until January 13, 2006 in which to file objections. No objections have been filed.
AND NOW, this 22nd day of February, upon de novo review of the report and recommendation, it is hereby ordered that the habeas petition is DENIED and a certificate of appealability is likewise DENIED. The report dated December 27, 2005 is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
Arthur J. Schwab U.S. District Judge
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