Thompson et al v. Erdos et al
DECISION AND ENTRY ADOPTING THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE (Doc. 16 ). Signed by Judge Timothy S. Black on 1/3/2017. (mr)(This document has been sent by regular mail to the party(ies) listed in the NEF that did not receive electronic notification.)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO
GERALD THOMPSON, et al.,
MR. ERDOS, et al.,
Case No. 1:16-cv-770
Judge Timothy S. Black
Magistrate Judge Karen L. Litkovitz
DECISION AND ENTRY
ADOPTING THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE (Doc. 16)
This case is before the Court pursuant to the Order of General Reference in the
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio Western Division to United
States Magistrate Judge Karen L. Litkovitz. Pursuant to such reference, the Magistrate
Judge reviewed the pleadings filed with this Court and, on November 30, 2016, submitted
a Report and Recommendation. (Doc. 16). Defendant Gerald Thompson filed objections
to the Report and Recommendation on December 16, 2016. (Doc. 17) 1
As required by 28 U.S.C. § 636(b) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b), the Court has
reviewed the comprehensive findings of the Magistrate Judge and considered de novo
all of the filings in this matter. Upon consideration of the foregoing, the Court does
The Court has reviewed Defendant’s objections and finds them to be without merit. Defendant’s objections are,
like his Complaint, rambling and difficult to decipher, and they appear generally to reassert the same claims raised
in the Complaint. Nowhere in his objections does Defendant Thompson address the substantive and procedural
deficiencies with his Complaint identified in the Report and Recommendation. Accordingly, a complete adoption of
the Report and Recommendation is appropriate.
determine that such Report and Recommendation should be and is hereby adopted in its
1. Plaintiffs Huddleston and Smith are DISMISSED from this civil action for
lack of prosecution;
2. Plaintiff Gerald Thompson’s complaint (Doc. 1), as amended (Doc. 7), is
DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1915(e)(2)(B)
3. Plaintiff Gerald Thompson’s remaining motions (Docs. 5, 6, 10, 18) are
DENIED as moot;
4. The Clerk shall enter judgment accordingly, whereupon this case shall be
TERMINATED in this Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Timothy S. Black
United States District Judge
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