Angton v. Collier
MEMORANDUM ORDER adopting the magistrate judge's 56 Report and Recommendation. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice is dismissed from this action. Signed by District Judge Michael J. Truncale on 2/15/2020. (bjc, )
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
RELL ANGTON, JR.
BRYAN COLLIER, ET AL.
CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:20-CV-182
MEMORANDUM ORDER ADOPTING THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
Plaintiff Rell Anton, Jr., a prisoner previously confined at the LeBlanc Unit of the Texas
Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division, proceeding pro se and in forma
pauperis, filed this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Bryan Collier and the Texas
Department of Criminal Justice.
The Court referred this matter to the Honorable Zack Hawthorn, United States Magistrate
Judge, at Beaumont, Texas, for consideration pursuant to applicable laws and orders of this Court.
The magistrate judge recommends dismissing the claims against the Texas Department of
Criminal Justice pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e).
The Court has received and considered the Report and Recommendation of United States
Magistrate Judge filed pursuant to such order, along with the record and the pleadings. No objections
to the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge were filed by the parties.
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Accordingly, the findings of fact and conclusions of law of the magistrate judge are correct, and
the report of the magistrate judge (document no. 46) is ADOPTED. The Texas Department of
Criminal Justice is DISMISSED from this action.
SIGNED this 15th day of February, 2021.
Michael J. Truncale
United States District Judge
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