JERNIGAN v. ALLEN et al
ORDER adopting 6 Report and Recommendations and dismissing the complaint. Ordered by US DISTRICT JUDGE W LOUIS SANDS on 6/5/2015. (rlw)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
Warden MARTY ALLEN, et al.
CASE NO.: 7:15-CV-74 (WLS)
On May 12, 2015, United States Magistrate Judge Thomas Q. Langstaff filed a Recommendation recommending that the Court dismiss Plaintiff Demetrius Jernigan’s complaint without prejudice because Jernigan has not yet exhausted his administrative remedies.
(See Doc. 6.) In his complaint, Jernigan alleged that he has begun the grievance procedure
but that procedure has not yet been exhausted. (See Doc. 1 at 3.) Jernigan did not file an
objection within fourteen days as permitted by Judge Langstaff’s Recommendation or 28
U.S.C. § 636. (See generally Docket.) He did, however, file a letter stating that he intends to
refile his complaint. (See Doc. 7.) The Court agrees with Judge Langstaff’s finding that Jernigan’s complaint should be dismissed for failure to exhaust because Jernigan alleged in his
complaint that he has not yet exhausted his administrative remedies.
Upon full review and consideration of the record, Judge Langstaff’s Recommendation (Doc. 6) should be, and hereby is, ACCEPTED, ADOPTED and made the Order of
this Court for reason of the findings made and reasons stated therein, together with the reasons stated and conclusions reached herein. As such, Defendant Demetrius Jernigan’s
complaint (Doc. 1) is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. To the extent Jernigan
wishes to refile this suit, he should file a new complaint to be docketed under a new case
SO ORDERED, this 5th day of June 2015.
/s/ W. Louis Sands
W. LOUIS SANDS, SR. JUDGE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
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