IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
February 26, 2009
JAMES L. GRACE, ET AL
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Timothy J. Savage, J.
AND NOW , this 26th day of February, 2009, upon consideration of the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (Document No. 1), the Respondents' Answer to Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus, the Petitioner's "Traverse Response" to Respondents' Answer Filed, the Report and Recommendation filed by United States Magistrate Judge David R. Strawbridge and the petitioner's objections to the Report and Recommendation, and after a thorough and independent review of the record, it is ORDERED that:
1. The petitioner's objections are OVERRULED;
2. The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Strawbridge is APPROVED and ADOPTED;*fn1
3. The petition for writ of habeas corpus is DENIED ; and,
4. There is no probable cause to issue a certificate of appealability.