IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
November 23, 2011
CHARLES SMITH, PETITIONER,
MARIROSA LAMAS, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Eduardo C. Robreno, J.
AND NOW, this 23rd day of November, 2011, upon careful and independent consideration of the petition for a writ of habeas corpus, and after review of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Timothy R. Rice, it is ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED;*fn1
2. The Petition for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 is DENIED with prejudice;
3. A Certificate of Appealability will not issue; and
4. The Clerk of the Court shall mark this case closed for statistical purposes.
AND IT IS SO ORDERED.
Eduardo C. Robreno