Brown v. Oakland County Jail
ORDER Adopting 34 Report and Recommendation. Signed by District Judge Terrence G. Berg. (AChu)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 14-13922
OAKLAND COUNTY JAIL,
HON. TERRENCE G. BERG
HON. R. STEVEN WHALEN
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION (DKT. 34)
This matter is before the Court on Magistrate Judge R. Steven Whalen’s July
24, 2017 Report and Recommendation (Dkt. 34), recommending that Defendant’s
Motion for Summary Judgment (Dkt. 32) be GRANTED, and Plaintiff’s complaint
be DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
The Court has reviewed the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation.
The law provides that either party may serve and file written objections “[w]ithin
fourteen days after being served with a copy” of a report and recommendation.
28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). The district court will make a “de novo determination of those
portions of the report . . . to which objection is made.” Id. Where, as here, neither
party objects to the report, the district court is not obligated to independently
review the record. See Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140, 149-52 (1985). The Court will
therefore accept the Magistrate’s Report and Recommendation of July 24, 2017 as
this Court’s findings of fact and conclusions of law.
Accordingly, it is hereby ORDERED that Magistrate Judge Whalen’s Report
and Recommendation of July 24, 2017 is ACCEPTED and ADOPTED. It is
FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment is
GRANTED, and Plaintiff’s complaint is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
Dated: August 18, 2017
s/Terrence G. Berg
TERRENCE G. BERG
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Certificate of Service
I hereby certify that this Order was electronically submitted on August 18,
2017, using the CM/ECF system, which will send notification to all parties.
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