Hill v. Perry
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that 5 Magistrate Judge Arbuckle's Report and Recommendation is adopted; 2 Hill's motion to proceed ifp is granted; 1 Hill's complaint is dismissed with prejudice; Clerk directed to close this case. Signed by Chief Judge Matthew W. Brann on 8/2/2022. (Case closed.) (lg)
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
JEFFREY D. HILL,
(Chief Judge Brann)
(Magistrate Judge Arbuckle)
AUGUST 2, 2022
Plaintiff filed the instant action on April 18, 2022, and it was jointly assigned
to the undersigned and to a magistrate judge. Upon designation, a magistrate judge
may “conduct hearings, including evidentiary hearings, and . . . submit to a judge of
the court proposed findings of fact and recommendations.”1 Once filed, this report
and recommendation is disseminated to the parties in the case who then have the
opportunity to file written objections.2
On April 26, 2022, United States Magistrate Judge William I. Arbuckle, to
whom this matter is jointly assigned, issued a thorough report and recommendation
recommending that Hill’s motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis be granted
and this case be dismissed without leave to amend pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §
28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B).
28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1).
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No objections to the report and recommendation have been filed. Where no
objection is made to a report and recommendation, this Court will review the
recommendation only for clear error.3 Regardless of whether timely objections are
made, district courts may accept, reject, or modify—in whole or in part—the
findings or recommendations made by the magistrate judge.4
Because the Court writes solely for the parties, it will not restate the facts, but
will instead adopt the recitation of facts as set forth by the magistrate judge. The
Court has conducted a de novo review here and found no error, clear or otherwise.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
Magistrate Judge William I. Arbuckle’s Report and Recommendation
(Doc. 5) is ADOPTED.
Hill’s motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis (Doc. 2) is
Hill’s complaint (Doc. 1) is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.
The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this case.
BY THE COURT:
s/ Matthew W. Brann
Matthew W. Brann
Chief United States District Judge
Fed. R. Civ. P. 72(b), advisory committee notes; see Henderson v. Carlson, 812 F.2d 874, 878
(3d Cir. 1987) (explaining that court should in some manner review recommendations
regardless of whether objections were filed).
28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1); Local Rule 72.31.
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