Scruggs v. Miller et al

Filing 203

ORDER ADOPTING 169 Report and Recommendations of the Magistrate Judge, and DENYING 157 Scruggs' Emergency MOTION for Preliminary Injunctions and 163 Scruggs' Emergency MOTION for Preliminary Injunctions by Plaintiff Christopher L Scruggs. Signed by Judge Jon E DeGuilio on 7/5/2017. (Copy mailed to pro se party)(lhc)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA SOUTH BEND DIVISION CHRISTOPHER L. SCRUGGS, Plaintiff, v. STG. MILLER, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Cause No. 3:16-CV-050 JD ORDER The Court referred the plaintiff’s motion for preliminary injunction to Magistrate Judge Michael G. Gotsch. On June 2, 2017, he issued a report and recommendation, in which he recommended that the motion be denied. ECF 169. The parties were informed that they had fourteen days after being served with a copy of the report and recommendation to file any written objections. More than fourteen days have passed and no party filed any objection. Willis v. Caterpillar, Inc., 199 F.3d 902, 904 (7th Cir. 1999)(explaining that the failure to file a timely objection will result in the waiver of the right to challenge a report and recommendation). For these reasons, the court ADOPTS the report and recommendation (ECF 169) of the magistrate judge, and DENIES the motions1 for preliminary injunction (ECF 157, 163). SO ORDERED. ENTERED: July 5, 2017 /s/ JON E. DEGUILIO Judge United States District Court 1 After Scruggs’ motion was referred to the magistrate judge, he filed a second, identical motion for preliminary injunction. Scruggs’ second motion is denied for the same reasons that Magistrate Judge Gotsch identified in his report and recommendation.

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