-CSC Reynolds v. Dept/Transportation, et al, No. 2:1985cv00665 - Document 8741 (M.D. Ala. 2011)

Court Description: OPINION AND ORDER, it is the ORDER, JUDGMENT and DECREE of the court as follows: (1) the defendants 8714 and 8715 Objections are overruled; (2) the special master's 8710 Report and Recommendation is adopted; (3) the defendants' 8522 Motion for Summary Judgment is denied on claimant Samuel Poole's individual-contempt claims; further ORDERING that this matter is referred back to the special master for further appropriate proceedings. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 11/28/11. (Attachments: # 1 civil appeals checklist)(djy, )
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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION JOHNNY REYNOLDS, et al., ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiffs, v. ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, et al., Defendants. CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:85cv665-MHT (WO) OPINION AND ORDER This long-standing litigation is now before the court on the special defendants Samuel denied. master s motion Poole s for recommendation summary judgment individual-contempt claims that on the claimant should be The defendants have filed objections to the recommendation. After an independent and de novo review of the record, the court concludes that the objections should be overruled and the recommendation adopted. *** It is therefore the ORDER, JUDGMENT, and DECREE of the court as follows: (1) The defendants objections (Doc. Nos. 8714 & 8715) are overruled. (2) The special master s recommendation (Doc. No. 8710) is adopted. (3) The defendants motion for summary judgment (Doc. No. 8522) is denied on claimant Samuel Poole s individual-contempt claims. It is further ORDERED that this matter is referred back to the special master for further appropriate proceedings. DONE, this the 28th day of November, 2011. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE