United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
April 6, 2015
BRIAN MCKANT, Petitioner,
KENNETH CAMERON, et al., Respondents.
Hon. Petrese B. Tucker, C.J.
AND NOW, this 6th day of April, 2015, upon careful and independent consideration of Petitioner Brian McKant's Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254, the Government's Response, and after review of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Timothy R. Rice and Petitioner's Objections to the Report and Recommendation, it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation is APPROVED and ADOPTED;
2. The petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus is DENIED with prejudice; and
3. There is a no probable cause to issue a certificate of appealability.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of Court shall mark this case closed for statistical purposes.