Murphy v. James (INMATE 1), No. 2:2016cv00877 - Document 5 (M.D. Ala. 2016)

Court Description: OPINION. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 12/9/2016. (wcl, )

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Murphy v. James (INMATE 1) Doc. 5 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION TONY LAMARK MURPHY, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, v. SUSAN G. JAMES, Defendant. CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:16cv877-MHT (WO) OPINION Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, plaintiff, a state prisoner, filed this lawsuit complaining that the defendant, his former attorney, abandoned his appeal; he also This asserts lawsuit is a state-law now claim before for the malpractice. court on the recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge that plaintiff’s claims be dismissed. objections to the recommendation. There are no After an independent and de novo review of the record, the court concludes that the magistrate judge’s recommendation should be adopted. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 9th day of December, 2016. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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