UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
July 22, 2008
RICHARD S., PETITIONER,
SHARON CARPINELLO, RN, PHD., COMMISSIONER, NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH; AND JAMES SPOONER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, ST. LAWRENCE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER, RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: David N. Hurd United States District Judge
DECISION and ORDER
The petitioner, Richard S., brought this petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254 in the above action. By a report recommendation dated March 17, 2008, the Honorable George H. Lowe, United States Magistrate Judge, recommended that the petition for a writ of habeas corpus be denied and dismissed. Petitioner has filed timely objections to the report and recommendation.
Based upon a de novo determination of the report and recommendation, including the portions to which petitioner has objected, the Report-Recommendation is accepted and adopted in whole. See 28 U.S.C. 636(b)(1); Rule 10, Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases.
Therefore, it is ORDERED that
1. The petition of Richard S. is DENIED and DISMISSED in all respects; and
2. The Clerk is directed to enter judgment accordingly and close the file.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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