IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
February 9, 2010
MAURICE R. GOINS, PETITIONER
JEFFREY A. BEARD, SECRETARY OF CORRECTIONS; THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA, RESPONDENTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Amy Reynolds Hay Chief United States Magistrate Judge
Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge Amy Reynolds Hay
AND NOW, this 9th day of February, 2010, after the Petitioner, Maurice R. Goins, filed an action in the above-captioned case, and after a Report and Recommendation was filed by the United States Magistrate Judge granting the parties until January 25, 2010, to file written objections thereto, upon consideration of the objections filed by Petitioner which are without merit, and upon independent review of the record, and upon consideration of the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, which is adopted as the opinion of this Court,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the habeas petition, filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254, is dismissed prior to service as being second or successive;
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a certificate of appealability is denied.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, pursuant to Rule 4(a)(1) of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, if the Petitioner desires to appeal from this Order he must do so within thirty (30) days by filing a notice of appeal as provided in Rule 3, Fed. R. App. P.
ARTHUR J. SCHWAB United States District Judge
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