Hart v. Childress
ORDER OF DISMISSAL without prejudice. Defendant's 20 Motion to Dismiss is granted. Defendant's 15 Motion for Summary Judgment is dismissed as moot. The Court certifies that an in forma pauperis appeal from this Order of Dismissal and the accompanying Judgment would not be taken in good faith. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 04/29/2013. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
3: 12CV00203 JTR
AMANDA CHILDRESS, Nurse,
Crittenden County Detention Facility
ORDER OF DISMISSAL 1
Plaintiff, Jerry Hart, has filed this prose § 1983 action alleging that Defendant
Amanda Childress failed to provide him with adequate medical care while he was
confined in the Crittenden County Detention Facility. See Docs. #2 and #4.
On March 22, 2013, Defendant moved for summary judgment on the merits of
that claim. See Doc. #15. On March 26, 2013, the Court entered an Order giving
Plaintiffthirty days to file a Response to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment.
See Doc. # 18. Importantly, the Court reminded Plaintiff that, pursuant to Local Rule
5.5(c)(2), his case could be dismissed, without prejudice, ifhe failed to timely do so.
As ofthe date of this Order ofDismissal, Plaintiffhas failed to comply with the
On December 7, 2012, the parties consented to proceed before a United
States Magistrate Judge. See Doc. # 14.
March 26, 2013 Order, and the time for doing so has expired. Accordingly, Defendant
has filed a Motion asking the Court to dismiss this case, without prejudice, pursuant
to Local Rule 5.5(c)(2). See Doc. #20. The Court finds good cause for granting that
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT:
Defendant's Motion to Dismiss (Doc. #20) is GRANTED, and this case
is DISMISSED, WITHOUT PREJUDICE.
Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc.# 15) is DISMISSED,
The Court CERTIFIES, pursuant to LoLl Rule 5.5(c)(2), that an in
forma pauperis appeal from this Order ofDismissal and the accompanying Judgment
would not be taken in good faith.
Dated this 2'1~ day of April, 2013.
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