SMITH v. RUNYON

Filing 10

ORDER adopting 8 Report and Recommended Decision for 1 Complaint and 5 Order to Show Cause; dismissing 1 Complaint. By JUDGE JOHN A. WOODCOCK, JR. (MFS)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MAINE ROBERT ALAN SMITH, Plaintiff, v. ELMER RUNYON, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 2:13-cv-00164-JAW ORDER AFFIRMING THE RECOMMENDED DECISION OF THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE The United States Magistrate Judge filed with the Court on May 22, 2013 her Recommended Decision (ECF No. 8). The Plaintiff filed his objections to the Recommended Decision on June 6, 2013 (ECF No. 9). I have reviewed and considered the Magistrate Judge's Recommended Decision, together with the entire record; I have made a de novo determination of all matters adjudicated by the Magistrate Judge's Recommended Decision; and I concur with the recommendations of the United States Magistrate Judge for the reasons set forth in her Recommended Decision, and determine that no further proceeding is necessary. 1. It is therefore ORDERED that the Recommended Decision of the Magistrate Judge is hereby AFFIRMED. 2. It is further ORDERED that the Plaintiff’s Complaint (ECF No. 1) be and hereby is DISMISSED for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. SO ORDERED. /s/ John A. Woodcock, Jr. JOHN A. WOODCOCK, JR. CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dated this 18th day of June, 2013 2