December 19, 2013
NICHOLAS HUDSON, Petitioner,
SUPERINTENDENT SAUERS, et al., Respondents.
LAWRENCE F. STENGEL, District Judge.
AND NOW, this 19th day of December, 2013, upon careful and independent consideration of the petition for a writ of habeas corpus filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §2254 (Doc. No. 1) and after review of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Linda K. Caracappa (Doc. No. 17),  it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
2. The petition for a writ of habeas corpus is DENIED; and
4. There is no basis for the issuance of a certificate of appealability.
The Clerk of Court is directed to mark this case CLOSED for statistical purposes.