Taylor #361170 v. Tennyson et al
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER APPROVING AND ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 46 granting defendants' motions 24 , 14 and denying plaintiff's motions 36 , 44 and 29 ; signed by Judge R. Allan Edgar (Judge R. Allan Edgar, cam) Modified text on 9/19/2013 (cam, ).
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 2:12-cv-229
Honorable R. Allan Edgar
DAVID TENNYSON, et al.,
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
On August 2, 2013, U.S. Magistrate Judge Timothy P. Greeley entered a Report and
Recommendation (“R&R”) in this case, in which he recommended that Defendants’ motions
for summary judgment be granted and this case be dismissed without prejudice. Doc. No.
46. Magistrate Judge Greeley further recommended that Plaintiff’s pending motions be
Magistrate Judge Greeley found that Plaintiff had failed to exhaust his
administrative remedies on the remaining claims in this case.
Plaintiff has filed two objections to the R&R. Doc. No. 47, 48. This Court is required
to make a de novo determination of those portions of the R&R to which objections have
been filed, and may accept, reject, or modify any or all of the Magistrate Judge’s findings
or recommendations. 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1); Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(a).
In his objections, Plaintiff asserts that he did exhaust his administrative remedies with
regard to his claim against Defendant Tennyson. The Court finds agrees with Magistrate
Judge Greeley’s analysis and rejection of Plaintiff’s argument. Plaintiff’s objections [Doc.
No. 47, 48] are without merit and are DENIED. Magistrate Judge Greeley’s R&R [Doc. No.
46] is APPROVED and ADOPTED as the opinion of the Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §
636(b)(1) and W.D. Mich. L. Civ. R. 72.3(b). Defendants’ motions for summary judgment
[Doc. No. 14, 24] are GRANTED. Plaintiff’s case is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE
in its entirety. Plaintiff’s motion to stay summary judgment [Doc. No. 29]; motion for
discovery [Doc. No. 36] and motion for order to modify filing fees [Doc. No. 44] are DENIED.
A Judgment consistent with this Memorandum and Order will be entered.
/s/ R. Allan Edgar
R. Allan Edgar
United States District Judge
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