IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
January 3, 2011
ANTWIAN MELVIN, PETITIONER,
COMMONWEALTH, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Eduardo C. Robreno, J.
AND NOW, this 3rd day of January, 2011, upon a de novo review*fn1 of Magistrate Judge David R. Strawbridge's Report and Recommendation (doc. no. 4), Petitioner's Objections thereto (doc. no. 5), and Petitioner's Supplemented petition (doc. no. 7), it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation (doc. no. 4) is ADOPTED and APPROVED to the extent consistent with this Order;*fn2
2. Petitioner's Objections (doc. no. 5) are
3. Petitioner's § 2254 habeas petition (doc. no. 1) will be DENIED.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a certificate of appealability*fn3 shall not issue and that this case shall be marked CLOSED.
AND IT IS SO ORDERED.
Eduardo C. Robreno