Spencer v. Bentley et al

Filing 25

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge L Scott Coogler on 12/2/2015. (PSM)

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FILED 2015 Dec-02 PM 03:01 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA WESTERN DIVISION JAMES EDWARD SPENCER, Plaintiff, v. ROBERT BENTLEY, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 7:14-cv-00693-LSC-SGC MEMORANDUM OPINION The magistrate judge filed a report on November 3, 2015, recommending that the plaintiff’s federal constitutional and statutory claims against the defendants be DISMISSED pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(b)(1) and/or (2), and that jurisdiction over the plaintiff’s Alabama constitutional claim be DECLINED. (Doc. 24). The magistrate judge further recommended that the plaintiff’s Motion for Judgment (Doc. 17) be DENIED. Although the magistrate judge advised the plaintiff of his right to file specific written objections within fourteen (14) days, no objections have been received by the court. Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the court file, including the report and recommendation, the magistrate judge’s report is hereby ADOPTED and the recommendation is ACCEPTED. Therefore, in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(b)(1) and/or (2), the plaintiff’s federal constitutional and federal statutory claims against the defendants are due to be dismissed, jurisdiction over his Alabama constitutional claim is due to be declined, and his Motion for Judgment is due to be denied. A final judgment will be entered. DONE and ORDERED on December 2, 2015. _____________________________ L. Scott Coogler United States District Judge 160704 2

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