United States District Court, W.D. Pennsylvania
August 12, 2014
BRENNAN McGOUGH, Petitioner,
BOBBY L. MEEKS, Respondent.
CATHY BISSOON, District Judge.
This case was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Susan Paradise Baxter for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 636(b)(1)(A) and (B), and Rules 72.C, 72.D and 72.G of the Local Rules for Magistrates.
On June 27, 2014, the Magistrate Judge issued a Report and Recommendation (Doc. 23) recommending that the Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus (the "Petition") (Doc. 5) be denied. Service of the Report and Recommendation was made on the parties, and Petitioner timely filed objections (Doc. 24) After a de novo review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation and the Objections thereto, the following Order is entered:
The Petition (Doc. 5) is DENIED, and the Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Baxter dated June 27, 2014, is hereby adopted as the opinion of the District Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.