IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
July 24, 2012
MITCHELL HOWARD, PETITIONER
JOHN KERESTES, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: R. Barclay Surrick, J.
AND NOW, this 24th day of July , 2012, upon consideration of the pro se*fn1 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (ECF No. 1) filed by Mitchell Howard, and after careful and independent review of the full record including the comprehensive Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge L. Felipe Restrepo (R&R, ECF No. 5), and after consideration of Petitioner's pro se Objections to the Report and Recommendation (ECF No. 8), it is ORDERED as follows:
1. Petitioner's Objections to the Report and Recommendation are OVERRULED.
2. The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED.
3. The Petition For Writ Of Habeas Corpus is DISMISSED.*fn2
4. A certificate of appealability will not issue.*fn3
IT IS SO ORDERED.
BY THE COURT: