Emerson v. Arkansas, State of
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)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
TINA MARIE EMERSON,
STATE OF ARKANSAS,
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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