IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 20, 2007
LINDELL SWINSON, PETITIONER,
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sean J. McLaughlin United States District Judge
This petition for writ of habeas corpus was received by the Clerk of Court on February 21, 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, filed on March 1, 2007, recommended that the Petitioner's motion  for leave to proceed in forma pauperis 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 at SCI Albion, where he is incarcerated. Objections were filed by Petitioner on March 15, 2007. 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 motion  for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is DENIED.
The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Baxter, dated March 1, 2007, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
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