Holt v. 99 Cent Store of Reno, NV et al
ORDER accepting and adopting Report and Recommendations of Magistrate Judge Valerie P. Cooked ECF No. 8 ; plaintiff's second amended complaint is dismissed with prejudice, without leave to amend; Clerk directed to enter judgment and close this case. Signed by Judge Miranda M. Du on 10/23/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - KW)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEVADA
MICHAEL L. HOLT,
Case No. 3:17-cv-00051-MMD-VPC
99 CENT STORE OF RENO, NV, et al.,
ORDER ACCEPTING AND ADOPTING
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
OF MAGISTRATE JUDGE
VALERIE P. COOKE
Before the Court is the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate
Judge Valerie P. Cooke (ECF No. 8) (“R&R”) relating to plaintiff’s second amended
complaint (ECF No. 7.) Plaintiff had until August 8, 2017, to file an objection to the R&R.
To date, no objection to the R&R has been filed.
This Court “may accept, reject, or modify, in whole or in part, the findings or
recommendations made by the magistrate judge.” 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). Where a party
timely objects to a magistrate judge’s report and recommendation, then the court is
required to “make a de novo determination of those portions of the [report and
recommendation] to which objection is made.” 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). Where a party fails
to object, however, the court is not required to conduct “any review at all . . . of any issue
that is not the subject of an objection.” Thomas v. Arn, 474 U.S. 140, 149 (1985). Indeed,
the Ninth Circuit has recognized that a district court is not required to review a magistrate
judge’s report and recommendation where no objections have been filed. See United
States v. Reyna-Tapia, 328 F.3d 1114 (9th Cir. 2003) (disregarding the standard of review
employed by the district court when reviewing a report and recommendation to which no
objections were made); see also Schmidt v. Johnstone, 263 F. Supp. 2d 1219, 1226 (D.
Ariz. 2003) (reading the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Reyna-Tapia as adopting the view that
district courts are not required to review “any issue that is not the subject of an objection.”).
Thus, if there is no objection to a magistrate judge’s recommendation, then the court may
accept the recommendation without review. See, e.g., Johnstone, 263 F. Supp. 2d at 1226
(accepting, without review, a magistrate judge’s recommendation to which no objection
Nevertheless, this Court finds it appropriate to engage in a de novo review to
determine whether to adopt Magistrate Judge Cooke’s R&R. Upon reviewing the R&R and
the records in this case, this Court finds good cause to accept and adopt the Magistrate
Judge’s R&R in full.
It is therefore ordered, adjudged and decreed that the Report and Recommendation
of Magistrate Judge Valerie P. Cooke (ECF No. 8) is accepted and adopted in its entirety.
It is further ordered that plaintiff’s second amended complaint is dismissed with
prejudice, without leave to amend.
The Clerk is directed to enter judgment and close this case.
DATED THIS 23rd day of October 2017.
MIRANDA M. DU
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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