IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
July 7, 2008
RONALD N. TOTARO, PETITIONER,
H.J. MARBERRY, WARDEN, 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 May 14, 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. 13], filed on May 14, 2008, recommended that Petitioner's Petition be dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. 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. Petitioner filed objections on June 23, 2008 [Doc. No. 16]. 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 7th day of July, 2008;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Petitioner's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus is DISMISSED for lack of subject matter jurisdiction.
The Report and Recommendation [Doc. No. 13] of Magistrate Judge Baxter, filed on May 14, 2008, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
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