Jones v. Abbott et al
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS. The Court hereby ADOPTS the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation. For the reasons stated in the Report and Recommendation, all of Plaintiff's claims are DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. Signed by Judge Robert W. Schroeder, III on 05/08/17. (mll, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
LINDA GAIL JONES,
GREG ABBOTT ET AL
CIVIL ACTION NO. 6:14-CV-00836-RWSJDL
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Before the Court is Plaintiff Linda Gail Jones’s (“Plaintiff”) Complaint filed on November
7, 2014. Docket No. 1. On March 6, 2017, Magistrate Judge John D. Love issued an Order
requiring Plaintiff to file a Notice with the Court within 30 days of receipt advising whether she
intends to proceed with prosecution of this case. Docket No. 4. On April 4, 2017, the Magistrate
Judge’s Order was returned to sender as undeliverable. Docket No. 5. On April 5, 2017, the
Magistrate Judge issued a Report and Recommendation that the above-captioned matter
recommending that the action be dismissed with prejudice for Plaintiff’s failure to follow the local
rules and prosecute her case. Docket No. 6. On May 3, 2017, the Report was likewise returned to
sender as undeliverable.
Plaintiff is a pro se litigant, and under the Local Rules of the Eastern District of Texas, pro
se litigants must provide the Court with a physical address and are “responsible for keeping the
clerk advised in writing of the current physical address.” Local Rule CV-11(d). To date, Plaintiff
has not updated her address with the Court or filed a response to the Magistrate Judge’s March 6,
2017 Order. Docket No. 4.
The Court thus agrees with the Magistrate Judge that this case should be dismissed for
Plaintiff’s failure to follow the local rules and failure to prosecute her case. The Court hereby
ADOPTS the Magistrate Judge’s Report and Recommendation. For the reasons stated in the
Report and Recommendation, all of Plaintiff’s claims are DISMISSED WITHOUT
SIGNED this 8th day of May, 2017.
ROBERT W. SCHROEDER III
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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