IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
April 10, 2012
JEFFREY A. BEARD AND CATHERINE MCVEY, DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
AND NOW, this 14th day of December, 2010, upon consideration of the report of United States Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Blewitt (Doc. 24), recommending that defendants' motion for judgment on the pleadings (Doc. 6) be granted with respect to all of plaintiff's claims and that plaintiff's motion for judgment on the pleadings (Doc. 10) be denied with respect to all of his claims, and, following an independent review of the record and noting that plaintiff filed objections*fn1 to the report on November 16, 2010 (Doc. 25), and the court finding Judge Blewitt's analysis to be thorough and well-reasoned, and the court finding plaintiff's objections to be without merit and squarely addressed by Judge Blewitt's report (Doc. 24), it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The report of Magistrate Judge Blewitt (Doc. 24) is ADOPTED in its entirety.
2. Defendants' motion for judgment on the pleadings (Doc. 6) is GRANTED with respect to all of plaintiff's claims.
3. Plaintiff's motion for judgment on the pleadings (Doc. 10) is DENIED with respect to all claims.
4. The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to close this matter.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge