IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
September 17, 2007
LARRY LATHAM, PLAINTIFF,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sean J. McLAUGHLIN United States District Judge
Plaintiff's civil rights complaint was received by the Clerk of Court on June 1, 2006 and was referred to Chief 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 Chief Magistrate Judge's report and recommendation, filed on August 24, 2007 , recommended that the Defendants' motion to dismiss, or in the alternative, motion for summary judgment  be granted. The parties were allowed ten (10) days from the date of service to file objections. Plaintiff's objections  were filed on September 13, 2007.
After de novo review of the Complaint and the documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation and Plaintiff's objections thereto, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 17th Day of September, 2007, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Defendants' motion to dismiss, or in the alternative, motion for summary judgment  be and hereby is GRANTED.
The report and recommendation of Chief Magistrate Judge Baxter dated August 24, 2007  is adopted as the opinion of this Court.
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