Williams-El v. Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners et al

Filing 4

ORDER granting ECF No. 3 Motion to Dismiss. This action is dismissed in its entirety without prejudice. Clerk directed to enter judgment. Signed by Judge Robert C. Jones on 11/20/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - LH)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 8 *** 9 JOHN L. WILLIAMS-EL, 10 Plaintiff, 11 12 13 NEVADA BOARD OF PAROLE COMMISSIONERS et al., Defendants. I. 16 17 18 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DISCUSSION Plaintiff, a pro se prisoner, previously filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis and submitted a civil rights complaint pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. (ECF No. 1, 1-1). The Court has not yet screened the complaint. 19 20 ORDER v. 14 15 Case No. 3:17-cv-00356-RCJ-VPC Plaintiff now files a motion for voluntary dismissal. (ECF No. 3). Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(a)(1), a plaintiff may dismiss an action without a court order by filing “a notice of dismissal before the opposing party serves either an answer or a motion for summary judgment.” Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(A)(i). The Court grants Plaintiff’s motion to voluntarily dismiss this action because no responsive pleading has been filed in this case. As such, the Court dismisses this action without prejudice. II. CONCLUSION For the foregoing reasons, it is ordered that the motion for voluntary dismissal (ECF No. 3) is granted. It is further ordered that this action is dismissed in its entirety without prejudice. 1 It is further ordered that the Clerk of the Court shall enter judgment accordingly. 2 3 DATED THIS 20th day of November, 2017. XXxx day of October 2017. 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -2-

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