Claiborne v. Parkland Hospital et al
ORDER Accepting 6 Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendation. The court certifies that any appeal of this action would not be taken in good faith. The court concludes that any appeal of this action would present no legal point of arguable merit and would, therefore, be frivolous. (Ordered by Judge Sam A Lindsay on 10/12/2017) (ran)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS
§ Civil Action No. 3:17-CV-1129-L
PARKLAND HOSPITAL; DALLAS
POLICE DEPARTMENT; DALLAS
AREA RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM;
DALLAS COUNTY; US ARMY; SOCIAL §
SECURITY ADMINISTRATION; TEXAS §
DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL
JUSTICE; DALLAS POLICE
DEPARTMENT; JUSTICE OF THE
PEACE; HW; JFK MUSEUM; TEXAS
DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE;
SILVERLEAF RESORTS; AEGUS
INC.; and TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF
AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
NURSE AID PROGRAM,
SHANTA YVONNE CLAIBORNE,
On August 22, 2017, United States Magistrate Judge David L. Horan entered the Findings,
Conclusions and Recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge (“Report”), recommending
that this action be dismissed without prejudice under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 41(b) for
failure to prosecute or comply with a court order. No objections to the Report were filed.
Having reviewed the pleadings, record in this case, and Report, the court determines that the
findings and conclusions of the magistrate judge are correct, and accepts them as those of the court.
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Accordingly, the court dismisses without prejudice this action pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil
Procedure 41(b) for failure to prosecute or comply with a court order.
The court prospectively certifies that any appeal of this action would not be taken in good
faith. See 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3); Fed. R. App. 24(a)(3). In support of this certification, the court
incorporates by reference the Report. See Baugh v. Taylor, 117 F.3d 197, 202 and n.21 (5th Cir.
1997). The court concludes that any appeal of this action would present no legal point of arguable
merit and would, therefore, be frivolous. Howard v. King, 707 F.2d 215, 220 (5th Cir. 1983). In the
event of an appeal, Plaintiff may challenge this certification by filing a separate motion to proceed
in forma pauperis on appeal with the clerk of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth
Circuit. See Baugh, 117 F.3d at 202; Fed. R. App. P. 24(a)(5).
It is so ordered this 12th day of October, 2017.
Sam A. Lindsay
United States District Judge
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