IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 9, 2011
ROBERT COLLINS, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Eduardo C. Robreno, J.
AND NOW, this 9th day of March, 2011, upon a de novo review*fn1 of Magistrate Judge Jacob P. Hart's Report and Recommendation (doc. no. 7) and Petitioner's Motion for Reconsideration (doc. no. 8) that the Court will construe as objections, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation (doc. no. 7) is ADOPTED and APPROVED to the extent consistent with this Order;
2. Petitioner's Objections (doc. no. 7) are OVERRULED;*fn2
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