IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
November 2, 2010
TORRY DAVID GONZALES, PETITIONER,
MAJOR SMITH, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sean J. McLAUGHLIN United States District Judge
Plaintiff's civil rights complaint was received by the Clerk of Court on August 31, 2009 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 8, 2010, recommends that the Defendants' motion for judgment on the pleadings  be granted. The parties were allowed fourteen (14) days from the date of service in which to file objections. Service was made on Plaintiff by certified mail at SCI Waynesburg, where he is currently incarcerated, and on the Defendants. No objections were filed. After de novo review of the complaint and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following order is entered:
AND NOW, this 2nd Day of November, 2010;
IT IS ORDERED that the Defendants' motion for judgment on the pleadings  be, and hereby is, GRANTED.
The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Baxter , dated October 8, 2010, is adopted as the opinion of this Court.
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