IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
November 19, 2009
PAUL SMEAL, ET AL.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: C. Darnell Jones II J.
AND NOW, this 19th day of November, 2009, upon consideration of the pleadings and the record herein,*fn1 and after review of the Report and Recommendation of Elizabeth T. Hey, United States Magistrate Judge, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. the Magistrate's Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
2. the petition for writ of habeas corpus is DENIED and DISMISSED;
3. there exists no substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right requiring the issuance of a certificate of appealability; and
4. the Clerk of Court shall close this matter for statistical purposes.