Lacy v. Reed et al
ORDER ADOPTING 17 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS and granting in part and denying in part 9 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim. Signed by Honorable Robert T. Dawson on September 28, 2012. (tg)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
HOT SPRINGS DIVISION
TREMAIN L. LACY
Case No. 11-6053
WARDEN DALE REED, Ouachita
River Correctional Unit;
LARRY MAY, Chief Deputy Director,
Central Office; GRANT HARRIS,
Assistant Director, Central Office;
and DEPUTY WARDEN FRED CAMPBELL,
Ouachita River Correctional Unit
Now on this 28th day of September 2012, there comes on for
consideration the report and recommendation filed herein on August
7, 2012, by the Honorable Barry A. Bryant, United States Magistrate
Judge for the Western District of Arkansas.
before the Court are the parties’ objections (docs. 18-19) to the
report and recommendation.
The court has reviewed this case de novo and, being well and
recommendation is proper and should be and hereby is adopted in its
Accordingly, Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss (doc. 9) is
GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART.
Plaintiff’s following claims
are dismissed: (1) all official capacity claims for monetary
damages; (2) all claims based on Warden Reed erroneously advising
Plaintiff his Smooth Magazine had been sent to DRU; (3) all claims
regarding alleged inadequacies in the prison grievance procedure;
(4) all claims based solely on alleged violations of prison policy;
(5) all Fourteenth Amendment Due Process claims; and (6) all Equal
This leaves for later resolution Plaintiff’s
First Amendment claim.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
/s/ Robert T. Dawson
Honorable Robert T. Dawson
United States District Judge
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