IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
March 12, 2013
LAWRENCE JOHNSON, PETITIONER,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Jerome B. Simandle
This matter came before the Court upon Petitioner Johnson's motion to vacate his sentence under 28 U.S.C. § 2255 [Docket Item 1]; the Court having considered the submissions of the parties, for the reasons stated in the Opinion of today's date, and for good cause shown,
IT IS, this 12th day of March, 2013, hereby ORDERED the Petitioner's motion to vacate, alter or amend his sentence pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255 will be DENIED, and it is
ORDERED that no certificate of appealability shall issue under 28 U.S.C. § 2253(c)(2), the Petitioner having failed to make a substantial showing of the denial of a constitutional right; and it is further
ORDERED that the Clerk shall close this case upon the docket.
JEROME B. SIMANDLE Chief U.S. District Judge
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