Jones v. Correctional Medical Services et al

Filing 23

ORDER denying as moot 12 defendants' motion to dismiss case; adopting Report and Recommendations re 21 Report and Recommendations; dismissing plaintiff's claims w/o prejudice for failure to prosecute and comply w/orders of court. Signed by District Judge Scott O. Wright on 2-23-09. (Morse, Judy)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI CENTRAL DIVISION RONALD JONES, Register No. 8227, Plaintiff, v. CORRECTIONAL MEDICAL SERVICES, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ORDER No. 08-4255-CV-C-SOW On January 30, 2009, United States Magistrate Judge William A. Knox recommended dismissing plaintiff's claims. The parties were advised they could file written exceptions to the recommendation, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636(b)(1)(C). No exceptions have been filed. A review of the record convinces the court 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 January 30, 2009, is adopted. [21] It is further ORDERED that plaintiff's claims are dismissed, without prejudice, for failure to prosecute and to comply with orders of the court, pursuant to the provisions Rule 41(b), Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. It is further ORDERED that defendants' motion to dismiss is denied as moot. [12] /s/Scott O. Wright SCOTT O. WRIGHT Senior United States District Judge Dated: February 23, 2009 2

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