IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 9, 2010
JAMES EARL GEORGE, PLAINTIFF,
RICHARD GIGLIOTTI, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge McVerry
Magistrate Judge Bissoon
This prisoner civil rights suit was commenced on February 11, 2008, with the filing of a petition to proceed in forma pauperis, and was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Francis X. Caiazza for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), and Rules 72.C and 72.D of the Local Rules for Magistrates. The matter was later referred to Magistrate Judge Cathy Bissoon.
The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation dated February 12, 2010, recommended that the Motion for Summary Judgment filed by the final two Defendants in this case, Defendants Salopek and Neigh, be granted (Doc. 108). Objections were due on or before February 26, 2010, and Plaintiff filed a "Brief in Opposition" on February 24, 2010 (Doc. 109) that the Court will treat as objections.
After de novo 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 9th day of March, 2010,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Motion for Summary Judgment filed by Defendants Salopek and Neigh (Doc. 105) is GRANTED. The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation (Doc. 108) is adopted as the Opinion of the Court.
Terrence F. McVerry U.S. District Court Judge
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