Stone v. Jefferson County Sheriff Department et al
ORDER by Judge Philip A. Brimmer on 11/2/15. ORDERED: The Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge 26 is ACCEPTED. ORDERED: This case is dismissed with prejudice. ORDERED: Defendants' Motion to Dismiss 12 is denied as moot. (kpreu)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Judge Philip A. Brimmer
Civil Action No. 15-cv-00650-PAB-KMT
JEFFERSON COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT and
JEFFERSON COUNTY DETENTION CENTER OF JEFFERSON COUNTY,
ORDER ACCEPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S RECOMMENDATION
This matter is before the Court on the Recommendation of United States
Magistrate Judge Kathleen M. Tafoya filed on October 6, 2015 [Docket No. 26]. The
Recommendation states that objections to the Recom mendation must be filed within
fourteen days after its service on the parties. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C). The
Recommendation was served on October 6, 2015. No party has objected to the
In the absence of an objection, the district court may review a magistrate judge’s
recommendation under any standard it deems appropriate. See Summers v. Utah, 927
F.2d 1165, 1167 (10th Cir. 1991); see also Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140, 150 (1985)
(“[i]t does not appear that Congress intended to require district court review of a
magistrate’s factual or legal conclusions, under a de novo or any other standard, when
neither party objects to those findings”). In this matter, the Court has reviewed the
Recommendation to satisfy itself that there is “no clear error on the face of the record.”1
Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b), Advisory Committee Notes. Based on this review, the Court has
concluded that the Recommendation is a correct application of the facts and the law.
Accordingly, it is
ORDERED as follows:
1. The Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge [Docket No. 26] is
2. This case is dismissed with prejudice.
3. Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss [Docket No. 12] is denied as moot.
DATED November 2, 2015.
BY THE COURT:
s/Philip A. Brimmer
PHILIP A. BRIMMER
United States District Judge
This standard of review is something less than a “clearly erroneous or contrary
to law” standard of review, Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(a), which in turn is less than a de novo
review. Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b).
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