IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
October 29, 2009
ROBERT REED, PETITIONER,
MICHAEL HARLOW, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Mitchell S. Goldberg, J.
AND NOW, this 29th day of October, 2009, upon consideration of the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus, Respondents' Answer thereto, Petitioner's Reply, the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge L. Felipe Restrepo dated October 9, 2009, Petitioner's objections to the Report and Recommendation,*fn1 and after a thorough and independent review of the record, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. Petitioner's objections are OVERRULED;
2. The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
3. The Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus is DENIED with prejudice and DISMISSED as untimely without an evidentiary hearing; and
4. There is no probable cause to issue a certificate of appealability.