IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
April 19, 2007
DARNELL L. ADAMS, PETITIONER,
GERALD L. ROZUM, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Arthur J. Schwab
Magistrate Judge Caiazza
Darnell Adams' Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus was received by the Clerk of Court on may 24, 2006, and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Francis X. Caiazza for pretrial proceedings 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 19, 2007, recommended that the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus filed by Petitioner Adams be dismissed, and that a certificate of appealability be denied. The Petitioner was allowed ten days from the date of service to file objections, and was also granted an extension of time to file objections. The Petitioner's objections were filed on April 11, 2007.
After de novo review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation and the objections thereto, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 19th day of April, 2007,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus filed by Darnell Adams is DISMISSED and a certificate of appealability is DENIED.
The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Caiazza, (Doc. 24), dated March 19, 2007, is adopted as the opinion of the court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk mark this case CLOSED.
Arthur J. Schwab U.S. District Court Judge
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