Brown v. Hobbs et al
ORDER ADOPTING 7 Partial Report and Recommendations in their entirety; therefore, pltf's claim for monetary damages from defts in their official capacities is DISMISSED; pltf fails to state a claim against defts Hobbs and Does and they are DISMISSED as defts in this action; Does and Ray Hobbs terminated. Signed by Chief Judge J. Leon Holmes on 1/3/12. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
No. 2:11CV00110 JLH-JJV
RAY HOBBS, Director,
Arkansas Department of Correction; et al.
The Court has reviewed the Proposed Findings and Recommended Partial Disposition
submitted by United States Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe. No objections have been filed. After
careful consideration, the Court concludes that the Proposed Findings and Recommended
Disposition should be, and hereby are, approved and adopted in their entirety as this Court’s findings
in all respects.
IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that:
Brown’s claim for monetary damages from Defendants in their official capacities is
DISMISSED because the doctrine of sovereign immunity protects the Defendants against such
Brown fails to state a claim against Defendants Hobbs and Does and they are
DISMISSED as defendants in this action.
DATED this 3rd day of January, 2012.
J. LEON HOLMES
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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