Hall v. Tallie et al

Filing 18

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala on 3/10/14. (ASL)

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FILED 2014 Mar-10 PM 02:55 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION JEFFREY SCOTT HALL, Plaintiff, v. JODY TALLIE, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 2:13-cv-01646-MHH-PWG MEMORANDUM OF OPINION The magistrate judge filed a report on February 7, 2014, recommending that this action be dismissed without prejudice for failing to state a claim upon which relief can be granted, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(b)(1). The plaintiff filed objections to the report and recommendation on February 19, 2014. However, the plaintiff’s objections do not directly address the substance of the report and recommendation, but simply assert the conclusory statement that the defendants have deprived him of life, liberty, and property without due process. Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the court file, including the report and recommendation and the objections thereto, the Court is of the opinion that the magistrate judge's report is due to be and hereby is ADOPTED and the recommendation is ACCEPTED. Accordingly, this action is due to be dismissed without prejudice, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(b)(1), for failing to state a claim upon which relief can be granted. A Final Judgment will be entered by separate order. The plaintiff’s pending motion to appoint counsel (doc. #17) is DENIED as moot. DATED this 10th day of March, 2014 MADELINE HUGHES HAIKALA U.S. DISTRICT JUDGE 2

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