Griffin v. Stichman et al

Filing 7

ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 6 in full. Any appeal of this decision would not be taken in good faith. Signed by Judge Susan P. Watters on 9/25/2017. Mailed to Griffin (TAG)

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FILED IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MONTANA BILLINGS DIVISION SEP 2 5 2017 Clerk, U.S. District Court District Of Montana Billings MATTHEW GRIFFIN, CV 17-18-BLG-SPW Plaintiff, ORDER ADOPTING MAGISTRATE'S FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS vs. SHELLIE STICHMAN, AMANDA ROOS, AND RUSS OSTWALT, Defendants. Before the Court are United States Magistrate Judge Timothy Cavan's Findings and Recommendations filed on August 24, 2017. (Doc. 6). Judge Cavan recommends that this Court dismiss the matter for failure to state a claim. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ยง 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 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 Cavan committed clear error. 1 IT IS ORDERED that the proposed Findings and Recommendations entered by United States Magistrate Judge Cavan (Doc. 6) are ADOPTED IN FULL. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that this matter is DISMISSED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of Court is directed to close this matter and enter judgment in favor of the Defendants pursuant to Rule 58 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of Court is directed to reflect in the docket that the Court certifies pursuant to Rule 24(a)(3)(A) of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure that any appeal of this decision would not be taken in good faith. ~ DATED this o?Jday of September, 2017. ~~J~ ,,, 2 SUSANP. WATTERS United States District Judge

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