IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 20, 2007
ERNEST FRANKLIN, PETITIONER,
RAYMOND SOBINA, 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 February 13, 2007, 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. 4], filed on March 5, 2007, recommended that Petitioner's Petition be transferred to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. 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 Respondent. Objections were filed by Petitioner on March 19, 2007 [Doc. No. 5]. After de 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 20th day of March, 2007;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Petitioner's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus is TRANSFERRED to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
The Report and Recommendation [Doc. No. 4] of Magistrate Judge Baxter, filed on March 5, 2007, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
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