Davis v. South Carolina Department of Corrections
ORDER RULING ON REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION accepting 10 Report and Recommendation, dismissing complaint without prejudice and without issuance and service of process. Signed by Chief Judge Terry L Wooten on 7/29/2013. (jpet, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
ROCK HILL DIVISION
South Carolina Department of Corrections, )
DHO Officer Patterson, Greivance
C/A No.: 0:13-cv-00765-TLW
On March 22, 2013, the Plaintiff, Jamal Davis (“Plaintiff”), filed this civil action
pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging civil rights violations by the Defendants, South Carolina
Department of Corrections, DHO Officer Patterson, and Grievance Coordinator Johnson
(“Defendants”). (Doc. #1).
The matter now comes before this Court for review of the Report and Recommendation
(“the Report”) filed by Magistrate Paige J. Gossett, (Doc. #10) to whom this case had previously
been assigned. In the Report, the Magistrate Judge recommends sua sponte that Plaintiff’s
Complaint be summarily dismissed, without prejudice and without issuance and service of
process. (Id.). Objections were due by May 6, 2013. Plaintiff has filed no objections to the
This Court is charged with conducting a de novo review of any portion of the Magistrate
Judge’s Report to which a specific objection is registered, and may accept, reject, or modify, in
whole or in part, the recommendations contained in that Report. 28 U.S.C. § 636. In the absence
of objections to the Report, this Court is not required to give any explanation for adopting the
recommendation. See Camby v. Davis, 718 F.2d 198, 199 (4th Cir. 1983).
This Court has carefully reviewed the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation.
For the reasons articulated by the Magistrate Judge, it is hereby ORDERED that the Magistrate
Judge’s Report and Recommendation (Doc. #10) is ACCEPTED and Plaintiff’s Complaint
(Doc. #1) is DISMISSED without prejudice and without issuance and service of process.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
____s/Terry L. Wooten____
Chief United States District Judge
July 29, 2013
Columbia, South Carolina
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