Trammell v. Copeland et al (INMATE 2)

Filing 26

OPINION. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 6/28/2017. (wcl, )

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION VERNON TRAMMELL ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, v. MS. COPELAND, et al., Defendants. CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:14cv867-MHT (WO) OPINION Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, plaintiff, a state prisoner incarcerated at Facility in Alabama, Elmore, the Stanton filed Correctional this lawsuit contending that defendants provide insufficient dental care in violation of the Eighth Amendment. This lawsuit is now before the court on the recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge that plaintiff’s case be dismissed objections to the without prejudice. recommendation; the There are no recommendation was returned to the clerk’s office by the post office with a notation on it that plaintiff had been paroled and left no forwarding address. After an independent and de novo review of the record, the court concludes that the magistrate judge’s recommendation should be adopted to the extent that the case should be dismissed without prejudice; however, the case will be dismissed because the plaintiff has abandoned it. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 28th day of June, 2017. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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