Evans v. Georgia Regional Hospital et al
ORDER adopting/concurring with the Magistrate Judge's 4 Report and Recommendation as the opinion of the Court; granting Plaintiff's [2-1] Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis; dismissing with prejudice Plaintiff's case with no "second chance" amendment option; denying Plaintiff's [2-2] Motion for Appointment of Counsel; granting Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund, Inc.'s 10 Motion for Leave to File its Amicus brief, which is already in the record 11 and illuminates the conflicting legal currents in this realm; and, to that end, appointing pro hac vice counsel, Gregory R. Nevins, to represent Plaintiff on appeal. Signed by Judge J. Randal Hall on 10/29/2015. (jah)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
GEORGIA REGIONAL HOSPITAL,
After a careful, de novo review of the entire record, the Court concurs with the
Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, doc. 4, to which an objection has been
filed. Doc. 9. In addition, the Court GRANTS the Lambda Legal Defense & Education
Fund, Inc.'s motion for leave to file its Amicus brief, doc. 10, which is already in the
record (doc. 11) and illuminates the conflicting legal currents in this realm.
To that end, the Court APPOINTS pro hac vice counsel Gregory R. Nevins to
represent plaintiff on appeal.
ORDER ENTERED at Augusta, Georgia, this XL/^ day of October, 2015.
Jnited States District Judge
Southern District of Georgia
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