IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
July 2, 2012
HARVEY PATRICK SHORT,
DEBRA K. SAUERS, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Lawrence F. Stengel, J.
AND NOW, this 2nd day of July, 2012, upon careful and independentconsideration of the Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus filed under 28 U.S.C. § 2254 (Doc. No. 1), the thorough and well-reasoned Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Timothy R. Rice (Doc. No. 3), and the Petitioner's letter received on June 25, 2012 (Doc. No. 5) IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation (Doc. No. 3) is APPROVED and ADOPTED.
2. The petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (Doc. No. 1) is DENIED AS MOOT*fn1 and DISMISSED.
3. There is no probable cause to issue a certificate of appealability.
4. The Clerk of Court shall mark this case CLOSED for all purposes.
BY THE COURT:
Lawrence F. Stengel