IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
January 6, 2010
WILLIAM ALSTON, PLAINTIFF,
DEBRA FORSYTH, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sean J. McLAUGHLIN United States District Judge
Plaintiff's civil rights complaint*fn1 was received by the Clerk of Court on May 27, 2005 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, filed on October 14, 2009 , recommends that the Defendants' motion for summary judgment  be granted The parties were allowed ten (10) days from the date of service to file objections. Plaintiff's objections  were filed on October 22, 2009. On November 3, 2009, Plaintiff filed a supplement to his objections  and, the following day, Respondents filed their response to his objections .
After de novo review of the Complaint and the documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, Plaintiff's objections and supplement and Respondents' response thereto, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 6th Day of January, 2010;
IT IS ORDERED that the Defendants' motion for summary judgment  be, and hereby is, GRANTED. SUMMARY JUDGMENT is hereby entered in favor of the Defendants and against the Plaintiff, William Harrison Alston.
The report and recommendation of Magistrate Judge Baxter dated October 14, 2009  is adopted as the opinion of this Court.