Hunt v. Beaufort County Detention Center et al
ORDER RULING ON REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION adopts 66 Report and Recommendation. Defendant's 48 motion for summary judgment is GRANTED. Signed by Honorable Timothy M Cain on 10/17/2016. (gpre, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Kalvin Dontay Hunt,
Phillip Foot, Major Allen, Lt. Grant,
Civil Action No. 8:15-4386-TMC
Plaintiff, a prisoner proceeding pro se, filed this action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. In
accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) and Local Civil Rule 73.02, D.S.C., this matter was
referred to a magistrate judge for pretrial handling. Before the court is the magistrate judge’s
Report and Recommendation (“Report”), recommending that Defendant’s motion for summary
judgment (ECF No. 48) be granted. (ECF No. 66). Plaintiff was advised of his right to file
objections to the Report. (ECF No. 66-1). However, Plaintiff filed no objections to the Report
and the time to do so has now run.
The Report has no presumptive weight and the responsibility to make a final
determination in this matter remains with this court. See Mathews v. Weber, 423 U.S. 261, 27071 (1976). In the absence of objections, this court is not required to provide an explanation for
adopting the Report. See Camby v. Davis, 718 F.2d 198, 199 (4th Cir. 1983). Rather, “in the
absence of a timely filed objection, a district court need not conduct a de novo review, but
instead must only satisfy itself that there is no clear error on the face of the record in order to
accept the recommendation.” Diamond v. Colonial Life & Acc. Ins. Co., 416 F.3d 310, 315 (4th
Cir. 2005) (quoting Fed. R. Civ. P. 72 advisory committee’s note).
After a thorough review of the Report and the entire record in this case, the court adopts
the magistrate judge's Report (ECF No. 66) and incorporates it herein.
It is therefore
ORDERED that Defendant’s motion for summary judgment (ECF No. 48) is GRANTED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
s/Timothy M. Cain
United States District Judge
October 17, 2016
Anderson, South Carolina
NOTICE OF RIGHT TO APPEAL
The parties are hereby notified of the right to appeal this order pursuant to Rules 3 and 4
of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure.
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