Emerson v. Arkansas, State of

Filing 26

ORDER denying 24 Motion for Reconsideration re 21 Order Adopting Report and Recommendations ; and denying 25 Motion to Appoint Counsel. Signed by Judge James M. Moody on 4/19/11. (kpr)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION TINA MARIE EMERSON, ADC #710724 v. PLAINTIFF 4:11-cv-00220-JMM-JJV STATE OF ARKANSAS, DEFENDANT ORDER Pending are Plaintiff’s motions for reconsideration and for appointment of counsel. (Docket #’s 24 and 25). Plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration of the Court’s Order adopting the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe is denied for the reasons stated in the Report and Recommendation and the Order adopting same. There is no constitutional or statutory right to appointed counsel in civil cases. Phillips v. Jasper County Jail, 437 F.3d 791, 794 (8th Cir. 2006). Accordingly, Plaintiff’s motion for appointment of counsel is also DENIED. IT IS SO ORDERED this 19th day of April, 2011. ________________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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