Franklin v. Cody et al

Filing 12

ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS 8 and dismissing this case, this dismissal to count as a "strike"; and certifying that an ifp appeal from any Order adopting these recommendations would not be taken in good faith. Signed by Judge Brian S. Miller on 1/21/10. (bkp)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS HELENA DIVISION FRANK LEE FRANKLIN ADC # 087441 V. 2:09-cv-00161-BSM-JJV PLAINTIFF T. CODY, Disciplinary Hearing Officer, East Arkansas Regional Unit, Arkansas Dept. of Correction; LATHAN ESTER, Disciplinary Hearing Officer, East Arkansas Regional Unit, Arkansas Dept. of Correction; GREG HARMON, Warden, East Arkansas Regional Unit, Arkansas Dept. of Correction; JAMES GIBSON, Disciplinary Hearing Administrator, East Arkansas Regional Unit, Arkansas Dept. of Correction; and LARRY NORRIS, Director, Arkansas Dept. of Correction ORDE R DEFENDANTS The court has reviewed the proposed findings and recommended disposition submitted by United States Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe and the parties' objections. After carefully reviewing the objections, recommended disposition, and the record de novo, it is concluded that the recommended disposition should be, and hereby is, approved and adopted in all respects in its entirety. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that this action is DISMISSED, all pending motions are denied as moot, and that dismissal of this action shall count as a "strike" for purposes of 28 U.S.C. 1915(g).1 Title 28 U.S.C. 1915(g) provides that: "In no event shall a prisoner bring a civil action or appeal a judgment in a civil action under this section if the prisoner has, on 3 or more prior occasions, while incarcerated or detained in any facility, brought an action or appeal in a court of 1 1 IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Court certifies, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1915(a)(3), that an in forma pauperis appeal from any Order adopting these recommendations would not be taken in good faith. DATED this 21st day of January, 2010. ________________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE the United States that was dismissed on the grounds that it is frivolous, malicious, or fails to state a claim upon which relief may be granted . . . ." 2

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