Harris v. Norwood et al
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 70 ; granting and denying in parts 38 Motion for Summary Judgment and 65 Supplemental Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Honorable Susan O. Hickey on February 6, 2017. (cnn)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
EL DORADO DIVISION
IVIE LEE HARRIS, JR
CASE NO. 13-CV-01023
SHERIFF DAVID NORWOOD;
JAMES BOLTON; DOUGLAS
WOOD; ANDREW TOLLESON;
ANTHONY GRUMMER; and
Before the Court is the Report and Recommendation filed January 12, 2017, by the
Honorable Barry A. Bryant, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas.
(ECF No. 70). Judge Bryant recommends that Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment (ECF
No. 38) and Supplemental Motion for Summary Judgment (ECF No. 65) be granted in part and
denied in part. Judge Bryant recommends that the Motions be granted with respect to Plaintiff’s
claims pertaining to alleged First Amendment violations relating to mail, conditions of
confinement, and right to privacy. Judge Bryant further recommends that Defendants’ Motions
be granted regarding Plaintiff’s claims against Defendants Norwood and Bolton in their
individual capacities. Finally, Judge Bryant recommends that the Motions be denied in regard to
Plaintiff’s individual and official capacity claims for denial of medical care and violation of his
First Amendment right to free exercise of religion.
The parties have not filed objections to the Report and Recommendation. The time to
object has now passed. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). Accordingly, the Court adopts the Report and
Recommendation in toto. Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment (ECF No. 38) and
Supplemental Motion for Summary Judgment (ECF No. 65) are hereby GRANTED IN PART
and DENIED IN PART.
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 6th day of February, 2017.
/s/ Susan O. Hickey
Susan O. Hickey
United States District Judge
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