IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
February 1, 2008
WAYNE F. BRABSON, PLAINTIFF,
CYNTHIA A. DONOFRIO, 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 November 24, 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 November 20, 2007 , recommended that: (1) the motion to dismiss filed by the Honorable Dominick Motto  be granted; and (2) the motion to dismiss filed by Defendants Helen Morgan and Cynthia A. Donofrio  be granted. The parties were allowed ten (10) days from the date of service in which to file objections. On December 12, 2006, Plaintiff filed a motion for an evidentiary hearing  relative to the report and recommendation.
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 1st Day of February, 2008, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: (1) the motion to dismiss filed by the Honorable Dominick Motto  be granted; and (2) the motion to dismiss filed by Defendants Helen Morgan and Cynthia A. Donofrio  be granted. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff's motion for an evidentiary hearing  is denied.
The report and recommendation of Chief Magistrate Judge Baxter dated November 20, 2007  is adopted as the opinion of this Court.
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