Walsh v. Social Security Administration, Commissioner of (PLR2)
MEMORANDUM AND OPINION as set forth in following order. Signed by District Judge Pamela L Reeves on 7/14/17. (c/m to Christopher Ryan Walsh, 360 Warrior Ridge Way, Cosby, TN 37722) (ABF)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE
Acting Commissioner of Social Security,
Memorandum Opinion and Order
Before the Court is the Report and Recommendation (“R&R”) of Magistrate Judge Corker.
The Commissioner of Social Security moved for summary judgment on Christopher Walsh’s
claim, and Walsh did not respond. Judge Corker recommends that the Commissioner’s motion be
After Judge Corker entered his R&R, Walsh filed a motion for summary judgment and response to the Commissioner’s motion. But according to the scheduling order, Walsh had to file his
motion by December 12, 2016. He did not file his motion until June 26, 2017. The scheduling
order further states that, if Walsh misses the deadline, he will have forfeited his right to file any
brief. The Court thus cannot consider the motion and response as such.
Nor can the Court construe the motion and response as objections to the R&R. Walsh’s filing
is directed entirely at the Commissioner’s brief. It makes no mention of the R&R. So the Court
has no basis to consider Walsh’s motion and response.
After reviewing the record, the Court agrees with the R&R and ADOPTS it. For the reasons
stated in the R&R, the Commissioner’s motion for summary judgment is GRANTED, and this
suit is DISMISSED with prejudice.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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