Sophocleus, et al v. Dept. Transportation, et al, No. 3:2000cv00652 - Document 142 (M.D. Ala. 2009)

Court Description: JUDGMENT and DECREE of this court as follows: (1) Defendants Paul Bowlin, Jimmy Butts, Margie Champion Todd Hopper, and DeJarvis Leonard's motions for summary judgment (Doc. Nos. 62 and 75 ) are granted. (2) Judgment is entered in favor of de fendants Bowlin, Butts, Hopper, and Leonard and against plaintiffs John and Theresa Sophocleus, with the Sophocleus plaintiffs taking nothing on their complaint because the complaint is barred by principles of state-law preclusion. It is further ORDE RED that costs are taxed against the Sophocleus plaintiffs, for which execution may issue. The clerk of the court is DIRECTED to enter this document on the civil docket as a final judgment pursuant to FRCP 58. Signed by Honorable Myron H. Thompson on 3/12/2009. (Attachments: #(1) Civil Appeals Checklist)(dmn)
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Sophocleus, et al v. Dept. Transportation, et al Doc. 142 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, SOUTHERN DIVISION JOHN AND THERESA SOPHOCLEUS ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiffs, v. ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, et al., Defendants. CIVIL ACTION NO. 3:00cv652-MHT (WO) JUDGMENT In accordance with the memorandum opinion entered this date, it is the ORDER, JUDGMENT, and DECREE of this court as follows: (1) Defendants Paul Bowlin, Jimmy Butts, Margie Champion Todd Hopper, and DeJarvis Leonard’s motions for summary judgment (Doc. Nos. 62 and 75) are granted. (2) Judgment is entered in favor of defendants Bowlin, Butts, Hopper, and Leonard and against plaintiffs John and Theresa Sophocleus, with Dockets.Justia.com the Sophocleus plaintiffs taking nothing on their complaint because the complaint is barred by principles of state-law preclusion. It is further ORDERED that costs are taxed against the Sophocleus plaintiffs, for which execution may issue. The clerk of the court is DIRECTED to enter this document on the civil pursuant to Rule 58 of docket the as a Federal final Rules judgment of Civil Procedure. DONE, this the 12th day of March, 2009. /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE