Leachman v. Parisian et al
ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 9/29/2014. (Copy mailed to J. Leachman) (ACL, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA
JAMES H. LEACHMAN,
EDWARD F. PARISIAN, Regional
Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
Rocky Mountain Regional Office;
MICHAEL S. BLACK, Director of
Bureau of Indian Affairs; MICHAEL
R. SMITH, Deputy Bureau Director,
Field Operations Bureau of Indian
Affairs, Washington, D.C.; DARREN
A. CRUZAN, Deputy Bureau of Indian
Affairs Director, Office of Justice
Services; JOHN DOES, Numbering 110; JANE DOES, Numbering 1-10,
Plaintiff James Leachman filed his Complaint on April 2, 2014. (Doc. 1).
United States Magistrate Judge Carolyn Ostby entered Findings and
Recommendations in this matter on September 3, 2014, in which she
recommended that Leachman's Complaint be dismissed for failure to effect service
and otherwise pursue his claim. (Doc. 5).
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(l), written objections to Judge Ostby's
Findings and Recommendations were due 14 days after their filing. No objections
were filed. When neither party objects, this Court must still review Judge Ostby's
conclusions for clear error. Clear error exists ifthe Court is left with a "definite
and firm conviction that a mistake has been committed." United States v. Syrax,
235 F.3d 422, 427 (9th Cir.2000). After reviewing the Findings and
Recommendations, this Court does not find that Judge Ostby committed clear
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
I. Judge Ostby's Findings and Recommendations (Doc. 5) are ADOPTED
2. Leachman's Complaint (Doc. 1) is DISMISSED.
3. The Clerk of Court shall close this matter and enter judgment pursuant to
Rule 58 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
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