Ellis v. Strown, No. 2:2016cv01004 - Document 23 (N.D. Ala. 2017)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Abdul K Kallon on 05/22/2017. (KBB)
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Ellis v. Strown Doc. 23 FILED 2017 May-22 AM 10:55 U.S. DISTRICT COURT N.D. OF ALABAMA UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION DAVON L. ELLIS, Plaintiff, v. CLAUDE S. STROWN, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Civil Action Number 2:16-cv-01004-AKK-SGC MEMORANDUM OPINION The magistrate judge filed a report on April 17, 2017, construing defendant’s special report as a motion for summary judgment and further recommending that the motion be granted. Doc. 22. The court advised the parties of their right to file specific written objections within fourteen days. Id. at 14–15. Davon L. Ellis did not file any objections within the allotted time. Having carefully reviewed and considered de novo all the materials in the court file, including the Report and Recommendation, the court is of the opinion that the magistrate judge’s report is due to be ADOPTED, and her recommendation ACCEPTED. Consequently, defendant’s motion for summary judgment, doc. 17, is due to be granted, and Ellis’s claims dismissed. The court will contemporaneously enter an order of final judgment in accordance with the foregoing. Dockets.Justia.com DONE the 22nd day of May, 2017. _________________________________ ABDUL K. KALLON UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE