Todd v. Alimi

Filing 10

ORDER adopting 8 Report and Recommendation. This action is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. Plaintiff Stephen Lawrence Todd, Jr.'s application to proceed in forma pauperis 2 is DENIED AS MOOT. (Written Opinion) Signed by Judge Joan N. Ericksen on March 3, 2017. (CBC)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA STEPHEN LAWRENCE TODD, JR., also known as Stephen Lee Blanks, Plaintiff, v. Case No. 16-CV-3381 (JNE/SER) ORDER SAMSON O. ALIMI, Defendant. This matter is before the Court on a Report and Recommendation (“R&R”) issued by the Honorable Steven E. Rau, United States Magistrate Judge, on February 9, 2017. (Dkt. No. 8.) The Court received no objections to the R&R. Nevertheless, the Court conducted a de novo review of the record. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1); Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b)(3); D. Minn. LR 72.2(b)(3). This action is similar to an action previously brought by Todd, No. 16-CV-2741. Todd complains of the same conduct in this action as in that previous action. The only notable difference is that this action is against a different defendant. The Court dismissed Todd’s previous action for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction and denied as moot his application to proceed in forma pauperis. The Court does the same in this action for the same reasons. Therefore, IT IS ORDERED THAT: 1. This action is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. 2. Plaintiff Stephen Lawrence Todd, Jr.’s application to proceed in forma pauperis [Dkt. No. 2] is DENIED AS MOOT. LET JUDGMENT BE ENTERED ACCORDINGLY. Dated: March 3, 2017. s/Joan N. Ericksen JOAN N. ERICKSEN United States District Judge 1

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