IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 15, 2011
DAMON LYNN STOVALL, PETITIONER,
RAYMOND LAWLER, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sean J. McLaughlin United States District Judge
This habeas action was received by the Clerk of Court on August 20, 2008 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 [ECF No.24], filed on February 24, 2011, recommended that the Petitioner's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus [ECF No. 1] be denied and that a certificate of appealability be denied. The parties were allowed fourteen (14) days from the date of service to file objections. Service was made on Petitioner by certified mail and on Respondents. No objections were filed. After de novo review of the petition, motion and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following order is entered:
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the Petitioner's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus is DENIED and a certificate of appealability is DENIED.
The Report and Recommendation [ECF No. 24] of Magistrate Judge Baxter, filed on February 24, 2011, is adopted as the opinion of the Court.
cm: All parties of record Susan Paradise Baxter, U.S. Magistrate Judge
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