Idumange v. Arkansas, State of et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting defts' 6 Motion to Dismiss; the claims against the State of Arkansas and the Arkansas Crime Information Center are dismissed. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 4/19/12. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
IDUMANGE T. IDUMANGE
STATE OF ARKANSAS; ARKANSAS
CRIME INFORMATION CENTER; and
LITTLE ROCK POLICE DEPARTMENT;
No. 4:11CV00812 SWW
Memorandum and Order
Plaintiff brings this action complaining that in 2002, defendants unlawfully required him
to register as a sex offender based on a misdemeanor conviction in Pennsylvania for indecent
assault. Now before the Court is a motion to dismiss filed by separate defendants State of
Arkansas and the Arkansas Crime Information Center. Plaintiff failed to timely respond to the
motion. The motion [docket entry 6] is granted. The claims against the State of Arkansas and
the Arkansas Crime Information Center are dismissed. See Monroe v. Arkansas State University,
495 F.3d 591, 594 (8th Cir. 2007)(states and state agencies are entitled to sovereign immunity
from suits for any kind of relief). See also Miller v. Norris, 247 F.3d 736, 739 (8th Cir. 2001)
(Arkansas’ three-year statute of limitations applies to actions filed under § 1983).
DATED this 19TH day of April, 2012.
/s/Susan Webber Wright
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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