United States of America v. Jefferson et al
ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS. IT IS ORDERED that the proposed Findings and Recommendations entered by United States Magistrate Judge Cavan 22 are ADOPTED IN FULL. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff United States' Motion for Judgment 21 is GRANTED. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 4/19/2017. (EMH)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA
APR I S z:;7
Clbrk, U. S District Court
istnct Of Montana
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
PRECIOUS JEFFERSON, LEONARD
L. JEFFERSON, SR., FELICIA V.
ESPINOZA, f/k/a FELICIA V.
JEFFERSON, and BIG HORN
COUNTY, a political subdivision of
the State of Montana,
Before the Court are United States Magistrate Judge Timothy Cavan's
Findings and Recommendations filed on March 31, 2017, (Doc. 22). Judge Cavan
recommends that this Court grant the United States' Motion for Judgment (Doc.
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(l), the parties were required to file written
objections within 14 days of the filing of Judge Cavan's Findings and
Recommendations. No objections were filed. When neither party objects, this
Court reviews Judge Cavan's Findings and Recommendations for clear error.
McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Commodore Bus. Mach., Inc., 656 F.2d 1309, 1313
(9th Cir. 1981 ). Clear error exists if the 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 Cavan committed clear error.
IT IS ORDERED that the proposed Findings and Recommendations entered
by United States Magistrate Judge Cavan (Doc. 22) are ADOPTED IN FULL.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff United States' Motion for
Judgment (Doc. 21) is GRANTED.
Y"'DATED this /?day of April, 2017.
United States District Judge
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