Mitchell v. City of Bartow Police Department et al
ORDER adopting and incorporating 7 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 2 MOTION for leave to proceed in forma pauperis/affidavit of indigency filed by Stephen Mitchell, 6 Amended Complaint filed by Stephen Mitchell. The amended complaint be dismissed and the Clerk of Court is directed to close this case. Signed by Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich on 6/5/2014. (SN)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA
CASE NO. 8:14-CIV-60-T-EAK-AEP
CITY OF BARTOW POLICE
DEPARTMENT, et al.,
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
This cause is before the Court on the report and recommendation (R&R) issued by
Magistrate Judge Mark A. Pizzo on May 14, 2014 (Doc. 7). The magistrate judge
recommended that the amended complaint be dismissed.
STANDARD OF REVIEW
When a party makes a timely and specific objection to a finding of fact in the report
and recommendation, the district court should make a de novo review of the record with
respect to that factual issue. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1); U.S. v. Raddatz, 447 U.S. 667 (1980);
Jeffrey S. v. State Board of Education of State of Georgia, 896 f.2d 507 (11th Cir. 1990).
However, when no timely and specific objections are filed, case law indicates that the court
should review the findings using a clearly erroneous standard. Gropp v. United Airlines,
Inc., 817 F.Supp. 1558, 1562 (M.D. Fla. 1993).
The Court has reviewed the report and recommendation and made an independent
review of the record. Upon due consideration, the Court concurs with the report and
recommendation. Accordingly, it is
ORDERED that the report and recommendation (Doc. 7) be adopted and
incorporated by reference and the amended complaint be dismissed. The Clerk of Court is
directed to close this case.
DONE and ORDERED in Chambers, in Tampa, Florida, this 5th day of June, 2014.
All parties and counsel of record
Assigned Magistrate Judge
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