Pickens v. Hobbs et al
ORDER ADOPTING 4 Report and Recommendations in their entirety; therefore, this case is dismissed with prejudice for pltf's failure to state a claim; dismissal constitutes a "STRIKE"; judgment will be entered accordingly. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 2/15/13. (vjt)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
PINE BLUFF DIVISION
MICHAEL GLENN PICKENS,
RAY HOBBS, Director,
Arkansas Department of Correction, et al.
The Court has reviewed the Proposed Findings and Recommended Disposition
submitted by United States Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray and the filed objections.
After carefully considering these documents and making a de novo review of the
record in this case, the Court concludes that the Proposed Findings and Recommended
Disposition should be, and hereby are, approved and adopted in their entirety as this
Court's findings in all respects.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT:
Pursuant to the screening function mandated by 28 U.S.C. § 1915A, this
case is DISMISSED, WITH PREJUDICE, for failing to state a claim on which relief
may be granted.
Dismissal constitutes a “STRIKE,” as defined by 28 U.S.C. § 1915(g).
The Court CERTIFIES, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3), that an in
forma pauperis appeal from this Order and the accompanying Judgment would not be
taken in good faith.
Dated this 15th day of February, 2013.
/s/Susan Webber Wright
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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