Draper v. Rosairo et al
ORDER signed by Judge Kimberly J. Mueller on 3/30/12 ADOPTING 45 Findings and Recommendations in full, DENYING 37 Motion to dismiss as to plaintiff's eighth amendment excessive force claim against defendant Rosario and GRANTING 37 Motion to Dismiss as to all other claims. Plaintiff is GRANTED 30 days leave to file an amended complaint. Defendant Rosario is ordered to file an answer to the amended complaint within the time provided by FRCP Rule 12. (Donati, J)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JOHN CLINT DRAPER,
D. ROSARIO, et al.,
No. CIV S-10-0032 KJM EFB P
Plaintiff, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed this civil rights action
seeking relief under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The matter was referred to a United States Magistrate
Judge as provided by 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) and Local Rule 302.
On March 9, 2012, the magistrate judge filed findings and recommendations,
which were served on all parties and which contained notice to all parties that any objections to
the findings and recommendations were to be filed within fourteen days. Plaintiff has filed
objections to the findings and recommendations.
In accordance with the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C) and Local Rule
304, this court has conducted a de novo review of this case. Having carefully reviewed the file,
the court finds the findings and recommendations to be supported by the record and by the
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The findings and recommendations filed March 9, 2012, are adopted in full;
2. Defendants’ July 21, 2011 motion to dismiss is DENIED as to plaintiff’s
Eighth Amendment excessive force claim against defendant Rosario, but GRANTED as to all
3. Plaintiff is granted leave to file an amended complaint within 30 days, curing
the deficiencies identified in the magistrate judge’s findings and recommendations as to the
Fourteenth Amendment claims against Rosario and Fowler and the Eighth Amendment claim
against defendant Rallos; this amended complaint should include the Eighth Amendment
excessive force claim against Rosario, which the court has found states a claim; and
4. Defendant Rosario is ordered to file an answer to the amended complaint
within the time provided in Rule 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
DATED: March 30, 2012
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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