Epstein v. Dunn et al (INMATE 2), No. 2:2017cv00536 - Document 5 (M.D. Ala. 2017)

Court Description: OPINION. An appropriate judgment will be entered. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 11/28/2017. (dmn, )
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Epstein v. Dunn et al (INMATE 2) Doc. 5 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION RUSSELL EUGENE EPSTEIN, Plaintiff, v. JEFFERSON DUNN, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Corrections, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CIVIL ACTION NO. 2:17cv536-MHT (WO) OPINION Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, plaintiff, a state prisoner, filed this lawsuit complaining about defendants failure to protect him from inmate attacks. This lawsuit is now before the court on the recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge that plaintiff’s case be dismissed without prejudice for failure to pay the initial filing fee. There are no After objections to the recommendation. an independent and de novo review of the record, the court Dockets.Justia.com concludes that the magistrate judge’s recommendation should be adopted. An appropriate judgment will be entered. DONE, this the 28th day of November, 2017. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE