Echols v. Lawton
ORDER granting 29 Motion to Dismiss. Plaintiff's complaint is dismissed. The Clerk of Court is Directed to close this case. Signed by Judge William T. Moore, Jr on 7/28/17. (jrb)
Scott L. Poff, Clerk
United States District Court
By James Burrell at 12:27 pm, Jul 28, 2017
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR
THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
CASE NO. CV408-023
SPENCER LAWTON, in his
Before the Court is
Defendant's Motion to
Amended Complaint by Special Appearance (Doc. 29.) For the
following reasons. Defendant's motion is GRANTED. As a
result. Plaintiff's complaint is DISMISSED. The Clerk of
Court is DIRECTED to close this case.
This case revolves around Plaintiff Douglas Echols s
exoneration for rape and kidnapping convictions. In 1987,
Plaintiff was convicted in the Superior Court of Chatham
County of those two offenses and sentenced to a fifteen-
year term of imprisonment. (Doc. 26,
8, 13.) While
^ At this stage of the litigation, the Court must accept the
allegations in Plaintiff s amended complaint as true and
draw all reasonable inferences in his favor. See Chaparro
V. Carnival Corp., 693 F.3d 1333, 1335 (llth Cir. 2012).
The Court has related the facts accordingly, but expresses
no opinion as to what a fully developed record would
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