Cotton v. Nieves et al (INMATE 2)

Filing 48

OPINION. An appropriate judgment will be entered. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 7/29/2022. (dmn, ) (Main Document 48 replaced on 7/29/2022) (dmn, ). Modified on 7/29/2022 to correct signature date "June" to "July." Regenerated. (dmn, )

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION LARRY COTTON, Plaintiff, v. SGT. COOPER, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:19cv359-MHT (WO) OPINION Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, plaintiff, a state inmate, filed this lawsuit against numerous defendants, asserting, inter alia, claims of a failure to protect and of an exposure to “witnessing” of violence. This lawsuit is now before the court on the recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge that defendants' motions for summary judgment be granted. Also before the court are plaintiff’s objections to the recommendation. After an independent and de novo review of the record, the court concludes that plaintiff’s objections should be overruled and the magistrate judge’s recommendation adopted. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 29th day of July, 2022. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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