IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 12, 2012
STEVEN LEE GLACKEN,
SUPERINTENDENT JOHN KERESTES, RESPONDENT
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
AND NOW, this 12th day of March, 2012, upon consideration of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge J. Andrew Smyser (Doc. 16), recommending that the petition for writ of habeas corpus (Doc. 1) be dismissed, and, following an independent review of the record, it appearing that neither party has objected to the magistrate judge's report and recommendation, and that there is no clear error on the face of the record,*fn1 see Nara v. Frank, 488 F.3d 187, 194 (3d Cir. 2007) (explaining that "failing to timely object to [a report and recommendation] in a civil proceeding may result in forfeiture of de novo review at the district court level"), it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Smyser (Doc. 16) are ADOPTED.
2. Given the petitioner's announced intention that he does not wish to proceed with his present petition, it is hereby ORDERED that the petition for writ of habeas corpus (Doc. 1) is DISMISSED without prejudice.
3. The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this case.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge