Smuda v. Anderson et al
ORDER ADOPTING 63 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS; denying 33 Motion to Dismiss; denying 40 Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction; denying 43 Motion for Default Judgment; denying 45 Motion for Default Judgment; and granting 51 Motion to rule on pending motions.(SH)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NORTH DAKOTA
Richard Allen Smuda,
Case No. 3:16-cv-335
-vsORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND
Leann Bertsch, Director, North Dakota
Department of Corrections and
Rehabilitation, in her official capacity,
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636, the court has received a Report and Recommendation
from the Honorable Alice R. Senechal, United States Magistrate Judge.1 The Report and
Recommendation recommends that the defendants’ motions to dismiss for insufficient
service of process be denied; that the plaintiff’s motions for default judgment be denied;
and the plaintiff’s motion to rule on the aforementioned pending motions be granted. No
party has filed objections to the Report and Recommendation within the prescribed time
period. Upon consideration, the court hereby adopts the Report and Recommendation in
For the reasons set forth in the magistrate judge’s Report and Recommendation, the
defendants’ motions to dismiss for insufficient service of process2 are DENIED; the
plaintiff’s motions for default judgment3 are DENIED; and the plaintiff’s motion to rule
Docs. #33 & #40.
Docs. #43 & #45.
on the identified pending motions4 is GRANTED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated this 20th day of September, 2017.
/s/ Ralph R. Erickson
Ralph R. Erickson, District Judge
United States District Court
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