Weatherspoon v. Dinsa et al

Filing 41

ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S 29 Motion for Victim Restitution Order -. Signed by Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen. (CCie)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN SOUTHERN DIVISION MORRIS WEATHERSPOON, Plaintiff, No. 17-11196 v. District Judge Mark A. Goldsmith Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen SURJIT DINSA, ET AL., Defendants. / ORDER On April 14, 2017, Plaintiff Morris Weatherspoon, a prison inmate in the custody of the Michigan Department of Corrections, filed a pro se civil complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Before the Court is his Motion for a Victim Restitution Order under 18 U.S.C. § 3663 [Doc. #29]. The statute in question, 18 U.S.C. § 3663, if contained in the Federal Criminal Code, and provides that the Court may, when imposing a sentence on a criminal defendant, order restitution to a victim of the offense. The civil Defendants in this case have not been convicted of any crimes, and are not subject to criminal sentencing. 18 U.S.C. § 3663 has no application to this case. Therefore, Plaintiff’s motion [Doc. #29] is DENIED. IT IS SO ORDERED. s/ R. Steven Whalen R. STEVEN WHALEN UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE Dated: October 6, 2017 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was sent to parties of record on October 6, 2017, electronically and/or by U.S. mail. s/Carolyn M. Ciesla Case Manager to the Honorable R. Steven Whalen

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