Heard v. Robart

Filing 7

ORDER dismissing Plaintiff's claims with prejudice, by Judge Robert S. Lasnik. (SWT) (cc: Plaintiff via USPS)

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1 2 3 4 5 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 _______________________________________ ) ROBERT HEARD, ) ) Plaintiff, ) v. ) ) JAMES ROBART, ) ) Defendant. ) _______________________________________) Case No. C18-0261RSL ORDER OF DISMISSAL 14 On February 28, 2018, plaintiff was directed to show cause why the claims he has 15 asserted against a judicial officer for decisions made while performing adjudicative functions 16 should not be dismissed. Having reviewed plaintiff’s response, the Court finds that plaintiff has 17 not alleged or identified any basis for his complaint that does not involve defendant’s judicial 18 determinations. The defendant is absolutely immune from liability for acts done in the exercise 19 of his judicial functions and that this immunity protects him from exposure to the litigation 20 process in its entirety. Plaintiff’s claims are, therefore, dismissed with prejudice. 21 22 Dated this 12th day of April, 2018. 23 A Robert S. Lasnik 24 United States District Judge 25 26 ORDER OF DISMISSAL

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