IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
May 24, 2011
JEFFREY BEARD, ET AL., DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
AND NOW, this 24th day of May, 2011, upon consideration of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Martin C. Carlson (Doc. 133), recommending that defendant's motion for summary judgment (Doc. 84) be granted, and, following an independent review of the record and noting that plaintiff filed objections*fn1 to the report on April 12, 2011 (Doc. 138), and the court finding Judge Carlson's analysis to be thorough and well-reasoned, and the court finding plaintiff's objections to be without merit and squarely addressed by Judge Carlson's report, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation of the magistrate judge (Doc. 133) are ADOPTED.
2. Defendant's motion for summary judgment (Doc. 84) is GRANTED. The Clerk of Court is directed to enter JUDGMENT in favor of defendant and against plaintiff.
3. The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this case.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge