Williams et al v. Cobb County et al

Filing 12

ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING 7 Final Report and Recommendation and DENYING 10 Motion for Leave to File Amended Complaint. This action is DISMISSED for failure to state a claim. Signed by Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr. on 4/11/2017. (jkl)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA ATLANTA DIVISION VICTOR TERRELL WILLIAMS, et al., Plaintiffs, v. CIVIL ACTION FILE NO. 1:17-CV-690-TWT NEIL WARREN SHERIFF, et al., Defendants. ORDER This is a pro se prisoner civil rights action. It is before the Court on the Report and Recommendation [Doc. 7] of the Magistrate Judge recommending dismissing the action for failure to state a claim. The Plaintiff’s Objections are merely abstract principles of Section 1983 law. For the reasons set forth in the thorough and wellreasoned Report and Recommendation, the Plaintiff does not have a claim against the Sheriff of Cobb County for the conditions that he complains of at the Cobb County Jail. The Court approves and adopts the Report and Recommendation as the judgment of the Court. This action is DISMISSED. The Plaintiff’s Motion for Leave to File Amended Complaint [Doc. 10] is DENIED. The Plaintiff may not simply add T:\ORDERS\17\Williams\17cv690\r&r.wpd individual Defendants to the Complaint without explaining how they are personally responsible for the conditions which he complains about. SO ORDERED, this 11 day of April, 2017. /s/Thomas W. Thrash THOMAS W. THRASH, JR. United States District Judge T:\ORDERS\17\Williams\17cv690\r&r.wpd -2-

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