IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
September 13, 2006
BENJAMIN RICHARD GEER, JR., PETITIONER,
SUPERINTENDENT JOSEPH NISH, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: District Judge McLaughlin
Magistrate Judge Baxter
During a telephonic hearing on Petitioner's motion to subpoena documents [Document # 14] held before Magistrate Judge Baxter on August 25, 2006, Petitioner acknowledged that he had not exhausted his state court remedies regarding the claims set forth in his pending habeas petition. Magistrate Judge Baxter recommended on the record that this case be closed administratively, without prejudice, to allow Petitioner to fully exhaust his state court remedies.
AND NOW, this 13th day of September, 2006; IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the foregoing recommendation by Magistrate Judge Baxter be adopted as the opinion of this Court, and that this case be closed administratively, without prejudice to Petitioner's right to re-open this case in the event he is successful in fully exhausting his state court remedies.
Sean J. McLaughlin United States District Judge
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