Burns v. Stephens et al
ORDER ADOPTING 4 Report and Recommendations recommending that this action ( 2 Complaint) should be dismissed without prejudice for want of prosecution pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(b). Signed by District Judge Michael J. Truncale on 01/18/2023. (bmf, )
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
ZENA STEPHENS, ET AL.
CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:22-CV-522
ORDER ADOPTING THE MAGISTRATE
JUDGE’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
Plaintiff William Burns, a prisoner confined at the Jefferson County Correctional Facility,
proceeding pro se, filed this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Zena Stephens,
Chief Shawnburger, and Major Guillory.
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 has submitted a Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate
Judge. The magistrate judge recommends dismissing the action without prejudice for want of
prosecution pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(b).
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. Proper notice
was given to Plaintiff at his last known address. See FED. R. CIV. P. 5(b)(2)(c). 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 [Dkt. 4] is ADOPTED. A final judgment will be entered in
this case in accordance with the magistrate judge’s recommendation.
SIGNED this 18th day of January, 2023.
Michael J. Truncale
United States District Judge
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