Farnsworth et al v. Johnson
ORDER Adopting 25 Report and Recommendation and DENYING without prejudice 20 Motion for Summary Judgment, filed by Carey Johnson Signed by District Judge Robert H. Cleland. (LWag)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
BRANDON FARNSWORTH and
CASE NO: 17-CV-10966
ORDER ADOPTING MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
This matter was referred to United States Magistrate R. Steven Whalen pursuant to 28
U.S.C. §636(b)(1)(B) and Local Rule 72.1. In his report filed on February 10, 2019, the
magistrate judge recommended that this court deny without prejudice Defendant Carey
Johnson’s Motion for Summary Judgment on the Basis of Exhaustion [Dkt. #20].
No objections have been filed pursuant to 28 U.S.C.§ 636(b)(1)(C), thus further appeal
rights are waived.1
The Court ADOPTS the Report and Recommendation for purposes of this Order.
Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that, for the reasons set forth in the Magistrate Judge’s
Report and Recommendation, Defendant Carey Johnson’s Motion for Summary Judgment on
the Basis of Exhaustion [Dkt. #20] be DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE.
S/Robert H. Cleland
ROBERT H. CLELAND
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Dated: March 12, 2019
The failure to object to the magistrate judge’s report releases the court from its duty to
independently review the motion. Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140, 149 (1985).
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was mailed to counsel of record and/or
pro se parties on this date, March 12, 2019, by electronic and/or ordinary mail.
Case Manager and Deputy Clerk
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