Bunch v. Long et al

Filing 63

ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS 54 , 59 - defendants' motion for summary judgment is granted and plaintiff's claims are dismissed. (Russel, Jeri)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI CENTRAL DIVISION JEFFREY ALLEN BUNCH, Register No. 187746, Plaintiff, v. STEVE LONG, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ORDER On September 10, 2008, United States Magistrate Judge William A. Knox recommended that defendants' motion for summary judgment be granted. The parties were advised they could file written exceptions to the recommendation, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636(b)(1)(C). The court has conducted a de novo review of the record, including the exceptions filed by plaintiff on November 10, 2008. The issues raised in plaintiff's exceptions were adequately addressed in the report and recommendation. The court is persuaded that the recommendation of the Magistrate Judge is correct and should be adopted. Inmates who file an appeal with the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit are required to pay the full $455.00 appellate filing fee, regardless of the outcome of the appeal. Henderson v. Norris, 129 F.3d 481, 484 (8th Cir. 1997). The filing of a notice of appeal is considered a consent by the inmate to allow prison officials to deduct an initial partial appellate filing fee and later installments from the prisoner's account. IT IS, THEREFORE, ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation of September 10, 2008, is adopted. [59] It is further No. 06-4204-CV-C-NKL ORDERED that defendants' motion for summary judgment is granted and plaintiff's claims are dismissed. [54, 61] /s/ Nanette K Laughrey NANETTE K. LAUGHREY United States District Judge Dated: November 24, 2008 Jefferson City, Missouri 2

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