Weatherspoon v. Dinsa et al
ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S 29 Motion for Victim Restitution Order -. Signed by Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen. (CCie)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
District Judge Mark A. Goldsmith
Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen
SURJIT DINSA, ET AL.,
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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