UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
August 19, 2010
JAMES HINES, PETITIONER,
J. TAYLOR, SUPERINTENDENT, RESPONDENT
DECISION AND ORDER
This matter comes before the Court following a Report-Recommendation filed on July 28, 2010 by the Honorable Randolph F. Treece, United States Magistrate Judge, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b) and L.R. 72.3 of the Northern District of New York. Report-Rec. (Dkt. No. 23). On August 6, 2010, Petitioner James Hines ("Petitioner") filed objections to Report-Recommendation. Dkt. No. 24 ("Objections").
This Court is to "make a de novo determination of those portions of the report or specified proposed findings or recommendations to which objection is made." 28 U.S.C. § 636(b). "A [district] judge... may accept, reject, or modify, in whole or in part, the findings or recommendations made by the magistrate judge." Id. The Court has considered the Objections, undertaken a de novo review of the record, and determined that the Report-Recommendation should be approved for the reasons stated therein.
Accordingly, it is hereby
ORDERED, that the Report-Recommendation (Dkt. No. 23) is APPROVED and ADOPTED in its ENTIRETY; and it is further
ORDERED, that Petitioner's Petition for a Writ of habeas corpus (Dkt. No. 1) is DENIED, and it is further
ORDERED, that no certificate of appealability shall issue with respect to any of Petitioner's claims, and it is further
ORDERED, that the Clerk serve a copy of this Order on all parties.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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