Williams v. Capella University et al

Filing 5

ORDER denying 2 Application on Proceed in District Court without Prepaying Fees or Costs; adopting Report and Recommendations re 4 Report and Recommendation. (Written Opinion) Signed by Senior Judge David S. Doty on 3/27/2017. (DLO) (cc: Williams) Modified on 3/27/2017 (AKL).

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA Civil No. 17-267(DSD/FLN) Bruce Maurice Williams, Plaintiff, v. ORDER Capella University, et al., Defendants. This matter is before the court upon the report and recommendation of Magistrate Judge Franklin L. Noel dated March 6, 2017 (R&R). summarily The magistrate judge recommended that the case be dismissed pauperis be denied. and the application to proceed in forma No objections to the R&R have been filed in the time period permitted. Under these circumstances, the court finds it appropriate adopt the R&R. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. 2. The R&R [ECF No. 4] is adopted in its entirety; The case is summarily dismissed pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ยง 1915(e)(2)(B); 3. The claims raised under federal law are dismissed with prejudice; 4. The defamation claim raised under state law is dismissed without prejudice for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction; and 5. The application to proceed in forma pauperis [ECF No. 2] is denied. LET JUDGMENT BE ENTERED ACCORDINGLY. Date: March 27, 2017 s/David S. Doty David S. Doty, Judge United States District Court 2

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