Haynes v. Greene County Detention Center et al
ORDER adopting 9 Recommended Disposition. Although the RD cites to a case involving subdivisions of city government, "county jails are [also] not legal entities amendable to suit". Accordingly, the Greene County Detention Center is dismissed without prejudice. Signed by Chief Judge Brian S. Miller on 3/10/2016. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
JUSTIN ALLEN HAYNES
CASE NO. 3:16-CV-00026 BSM
GREENE COUNTY DETENTION
CENTER, et al.
The recommended disposition (“RD”) submitted by U.S. Magistrate Judge Joe J.
Volpe has been reviewed. No objections have been filed. After careful review, the RD is
adopted. Although the RD cites to a case involving subdivisions of city government, “county
jails are [also] not legal entities amendable to suit.” Owens v. Scott Cty. Jail, 328 F.3d 1026,
1027 (8th Cir. 2003).
Accordingly, the Green County Detention Center is dismissed without prejudice.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 10th day of March 2016.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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