Sterns v. Evans et al

Filing 42

ORDER ADOPTING 41 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS. Signed by Judge Ron Clark on 3/28/17. (ljw, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS LUFKIN DIVISION ROBERT J. STERNS § VS. § JOE EVANS, ET AL. § CIVIL ACTION NO. 9:14-CV-5 ORDER ADOPTING THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE’S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION Plaintiff Robert J. Sterns, a prisoner previously confined at the Nacogdoches County Jail, proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis, filed this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Joe Evans, Molly Brown, Jason Bridges, and Christopher Benton. The court ordered that this matter be referred 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 recommending that defendants’ motion for summary judgment 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 and the pleadings. 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 (document no. 41) is ADOPTED. Defendants’ motion for summary judgment (document no. 34) is GRANTED. A final judgment will be entered in this case in accordance with the Magistrate Judge’s recommendation. So ORDERED and SIGNED this 28th day of March, 2017. 2

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