IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
February 11, 2010
GEORGE E. MITCHELL, PLAINTIFF,
TOM CORBETT, OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Terrence F. McVerry
Doc. No. 14
Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan
The above captioned complaint was received by the Clerk of Court on December 1, 2009 with no filing fee and no motion to proceed in forma pauperis. It was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrate Judges Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), and Rule 72.D of the Local Rules. A motion to proceed in forma pauperis was filed on December 7, 2009 and granted on December 12.
On January 5, 2010 the Magistrate Judge filed a Report and Recommendation (Doc. No. 14), recommending that Plaintiff's Complaint be dismissed in accordance with the Prison Litigation Reform Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii) and/or 28 U.S.C. § 1915A for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
Plaintiff filed Objections to the Report and Recommendation (Doc. No. 15) on January 21, 2010. After review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the report and recommendation and the objections thereto, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 11th day of February, 2010;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff's Complaint is DISMISSED for failure to state a claim under 42 U.S. C. § 1983.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation (Doc. No. 14) of Magistrate Judge Lenihan, dated January 5, 2010, is adopted as the opinion of the court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of Court is to mark this case as CLOSED.
Terrence F. McVerry United States District Judge
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