Deramus v. Claiborne Parish Detention Center et al

Filing 11

JUDGMENT adopting 9 Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge, dismissing certain claims as frivolous and for failing to state claims on which relief may be granted. Signed by Judge Terry A Doughty on 1/11/2022. (crt,Crawford, A)

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Case 5:21-cv-02566-TAD-KDM Document 11 Filed 01/11/22 Page 1 of 2 PageID #: 106 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA SHREVEPORT DIVISION DARRYL DERAMUS CIVIL ACTION NO. 21-2566 SECTION P VS. JUDGE TERRY A. DOUGHTY CLAIBORNE PARISH DETENTION CENTER, ET AL. MAG. JUDGE KAYLA D. MCCLUSKY JUDGMENT The Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge [Doc. No. 9] having been considered, no objections thereto having been filed, and finding that same is supported by the law and the record in this matter, IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that the following claims are DISMISSED as frivolous and for failing to state claims on which relief may be granted: (1) Plaintiff Darryl Deramus’s claim that defendants forced him to submit to a haircut in violation of his First Amendment right to practice his religion; (2) Plaintiff’s claims under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act; (3) Plaintiff’s Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act claims against Defendants William and Morgan in their official capacities and against all defendants in their individual capacities; (4) Plaintiff’s retaliation claims: (A) that Warden Williams denied him access to the law library; (B) that Lieutenant Morgan forced Plaintiff to cut his hair; (C) that the administration is holding, copying, and opening his legal mail in his absence; and (D) that “legal material” is “possibly going missing[,]” that his mail is “being held longer than it should or longer than other detainees,” and that mail he sent to his family “went missing”; (5) Plaintiff’s claims against Claiborne Parish Detention Center; (6) Plaintiff’s claim that Warden Williams failed to stop Lieutenant Morgan from placing him in administrative segregation and cutting his hair; Case 5:21-cv-02566-TAD-KDM Document 11 Filed 01/11/22 Page 2 of 2 PageID #: 107 (7) Plaintiff’s access-to-court claims; (8) Plaintiff’s claim that property he mailed never arrived at its destination; (9) Plaintiff’s claim that Lieutenant Glass opened, copied, and destroyed his legal mail in his absence; and (10) Plaintiff’s claims that Sheriff Dowies: (A) did not issue him boxer shorts, socks, a t-shirt, and shower shoes when Plaintiff entered CPDC; (B) “has not provided staff with proper safety training to ensure a safe environment”; (C) failed to enact “adequate rules or guidelines for staff or inmates to follow”; and (D) “has not ensured the well-being of inmates or staff due to the fact of overcrowding and being understaffed.” MONROE, LOUISIANA, this 11th day of January, 2022. ______________________________________ TERRY A. DOUGHTY UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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