IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
July 26, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The opinion of the court was delivered by: John R. Padova, J.
AND NOW, this 26th day of July, 2012, upon consideration of Petitioner's "Motion to Vacate, Set Aside or Correct a Sentence By a Person in Federal Custody" (the "§ 2255 Motion") (Crim. Docket No. 78), and Motion for Leave to Amend (Crim. Docket No. 99), and all documents filed in connection therewith, and for the reasons stated in the accompanying Memorandum, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED as follows:
1. The Motion for Leave to Amend is DENIED insofar as it seeks leave to assert new § 2255 claims.*fn1
2. The § 2255 Motion is DISMISSED.
3. As Petitioner has failed to make a substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right, there is no basis for the issuance of a certificate of appealability.
4. The Clerk is directed to CLOSE Civil Action No.11-3156.
BY THE COURT:
John R. Padova, J.