West v. Burbank
MEMORANDUM ORDER adopting the magistrate judge's 4 Report and Recommendation. Signed by Judge Thad Heartfield on 7/27/2010. (bjc, )
West v. Burbank
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS BEAUMONT DIVISION GEORGE EDWARD WEST VS. THOMAS J. BURBANK § § § CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:10-CV-325
MEMORANDUM ORDER ADOPTING THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE'S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION Plaintiff George Edward West, a prisoner confined at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility, proceeding pro se, brought this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Thomas J. Burbank, plaintiff's criminal defense attorney. Plaintiff requested leave to proceed in forma pauperis. The court ordered that this matter be referred to the Honorable Earl S. Hines, United States Magistrate Judge, at Beaumont, Texas, for consideration pursuant to applicable laws and orders of this court. The magistrate judge has submitted a Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge. The magistrate judge recommends dismissing the action pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e) as frivolous and for failure to state a claim upon which relief may be granted. The court has received and considered the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge filed pursuant to such order, along with the record, pleadings and all available evidence. No objections to the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge were filed by the parties.
ORDER Accordingly, the findings of fact and conclusions of law of the magistrate judge are correct, and the report of the magistrate judge is ADOPTED. A final judgment will be entered in this case in accordance with the magistrate judge's recommendation.
SIGNED this the 27 day of July, 2010.
____________________________ Thad Heartfield United States District Judge
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