Owen v. Young et al
ORDER granting 43 Motion for Summary Judgment; adopting 49 Report and Recommendation. Signed by U.S. District Judge Karen E. Schreier on 1/26/17. (SLW)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF SOUTH DAKOTA
LANCE G. OWEN,
a/k/a Lance George Owen,
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT
AND RECOMMENDATION AND
GRANTING DEFENDANTS’ MOTION
FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT
DARIN YOUNG, TROY PONTO, JAN
WAGNER, ART ALLCOCK, AW AT
Plaintiff, Lance G. Owen, filed this lawsuit pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
The case was referred to Magistrate Judge Veronica Duffy pursuant to 28
U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) for the purpose of conducting any necessary hearings,
including evidentiary hearings.
On December 29, 2016, the magistrate judge submitted her report and
recommended that the defendants’ motion for summary judgment on Owen’s
amended complaint be granted. Owen was notified in the report and
recommendation that he had 14 days to file objections to the report. Even
though no objections were filed that would require de novo review under
Thompson v. Nix, 897 F.2d 356 (8th Cir. 1990), the court reviewed the matter
de novo and finds that the magistrate judge's report and recommendation is
adopted in full. Therefore, it is
The report and recommendation of the magistrate judge (Docket
49) is adopted in full.
Defendants’ motion for summary judgment (Docket 43) is granted.
Dated January 26, 2017.
BY THE COURT:
/s/ Karen E. Schreier
KAREN E. SCHREIER
District Court Judge
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