Oates v. Covington County Board of Education et al

Filing 39

OPINION. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 9/30/16. (djy, )

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION PATRICIA A. OATES, Plaintiff, v. COVINGTON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:15cv686-MHT (WO) OPINION Pursuant to Title VII and 42 U.S.C. § 1981 through 42 U.S.C. § 1983, plaintiff, a teacher in the Covington County school system, filed this lawsuit challenging defendants’ failures to promote her on the basis of her race. This lawsuit is now before the court on the recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge that plaintiff’s motion to amend her complaint to reinstate her Title VII claim should be granted, that defendants’ that motion defendants’ plaintiff’s § 1981 to dismiss motion claim for should be summary should be denied, and judgment on granted. Also before the court recommendation. review of plaintiff’s the are plaintiff’s After an record, objections objections independent the should court be and to the de novo concludes that overruled and the magistrate judge’s recommendation adopted. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 30th day of September, 2016. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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