JOHNSON v. FERGUSON et al
MEMORANDUM & ORDER. Respondents' Motion to Dismiss (Doc. 10 ) is GRANTED; a certificate of appealability is denied; and the Report and Recommendation (Doc. 14 ) hereby is adopted as the Opinion of the District Court. Signed by Judge Cathy Bissoon on 4/6/17. (dcd) Staff note: a copy of this filing was sent today, via First-Class U.S. Mail, to Petitioner's address of record.
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
JAMAL TAIT JOHNSON,
TAMMY FERGUSON, et al.,
Civil Action No. 16-1478
Judge Cathy Bissoon
Magistrate Judge Robert C. Mitchell
This case has been referred to United States Magistrate Judge Robert C. Mitchell for
pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 636(b)(l)(A) and (B),
and Local Rule of Civil Procedure 72.
On March 14, 2017, the Magistrate Judge issued a Report (Doc. 14) recommending that
Respondents’ Motion to Dismiss (Doc. 10) be granted, and a certificate of appealability denied.
Service of the Report and Recommendation was made, and Petitioner has filed Objections.
See Doc. 15.
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:
Respondents’ Motion to Dismiss (Doc. 10) is GRANTED; a certificate of appealability
is denied; and the Report and Recommendation hereby is adopted as the Opinion of the District
IT IS SO ORDERED.
April 6, 2017
United States District Judge
cc (via First-Class U.S. Mail):
Jamal Tait Johnson
SCI Benner Township
301 Institution Dr.
Bellefonte, PA 16823
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All counsel of record
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