May 23, 2013
PAUL G. SIMMONS Petitioner,
PA STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL, et al. Respondents.
J. WILLIAM DITTER, Jr., Judge.
AND NOW, this 22nd day of May, 2013, having considered Petitioner's petition for a writ of habeas corpus, and Respondents' response thereto, I HEREBY ORDER that Petitioner's petition is DENIED WITH PREJUDICE AND WITHOUT A HEARING.
I FURTHER ORDER that no certificate of appealability will be issued pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2253 because petitioner has failed to make a substantial showing of denial of a constitutional right.
The Clerk of Court is hereby directed to mark this case closed.