Ockerman v. Baker et al
ORDER denying 30 Motion for Reconsideration re 29 Judgment, 28 Order. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 11/5/12. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
DAVID DEWAYNE OCKERMAN
NO: 4:11CV00451 SWW
By order and judgment entered October 16, 2012, the Court granted Defendant’s motion
for summary judgment and dismissed this action with prejudice. Now before the Court is
Plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration (docket entry #30) and Defendant’s response in opposition
(docket entry #31). In support of his motion, Plaintiff states that he received Defendant’s motion
for summary judgment on September 12, 2012 because Defendant originally mailed the motion
to the wrong address. Plaintiff also reports that he has attempted, without success, to hire an
attorney to represent him in this case.
Plaintiff assumes that the Court granted Defendant’s motion for summary judgment
solely because he failed to file a response in opposition to the motion. However, the order
entered October 16, 2012 makes clear that dismissal in this case was based on the merits--not
Plaintiff’s failure to respond. In deciding Defendant’s motion, the Court carefully examined the
record and concluded that no genuine issues exist for trial. The Court finds no basis for
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Plaintiff’s motion for reconsideration (docket entry
#30) is DENIED.
IT IS SO ORDERED THIS 5th DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2012.
/s/Susan Webber Wright
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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