IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 27, 2006
DAVID B. KOPAC, PETITIONER,
JOSEPH DESUTA, RESPONDENT.
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 December 6, 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. § 636(b)(1), and Rules 72.1.3 and 72.1.4 of the Local Rules for Magistrates.
The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation [Doc. No. 17], filed on March 7, 2006, recommended that Petitioner's Petition [Doc. No. 4] be dismissed and that a certificate of appealability be denied. The parties were allowed ten (10) days from the date of service to file objections. Service was made on Petitioner by certified mail and on Defendant. No objections were filed. After de novo review of the petition and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 27th day of March, 2006; IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Plaintiff's Petition [Doc. No. 4] is DISMISSED and a certificate of appealability is DENIED.
The Report and Recommendation [Doc. No. 17] of Magistrate Judge Baxter, filed on March 7, 2006, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
Susan Paradise Baxter, U.S. Magistrate Judge
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