Rodriguez v. Thibodaux Police Department et al, No. 2:2017cv05177 - Document 23 (E.D. La. 2019)

Court Description: ORDER AND REASONS - This matter is REFERRED to the assigned magistrate judge for further proceedings. 21 MOTION to Reopen Case filed by Cole Joseph Rodriguez referred to Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr. Signed by Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon on 9/10/2019.(sbs)
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Rodriguez v. Thibodaux Police Department et al Doc. 23 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA COLE JOSEPH RODRIGUEZ CIVIL ACTION VERSUS NO: 17-5177 THIBODAUX POLICE DEPT., ET AL SECTION: "S" (2) ORDER AND REASONS Before the court is a "Motion to Reopen" (Rec. Doc. 21) filed by plaintiff. On August 24, 2017, another judge of this court adopted the Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation, which held that plaintiff's claims were barred by Heck v. Humphrey, 512 U.S. 477 (1994). The instant motion to reopen, while brief, appears to suggest that plaintiff's criminal cases have now been disposed of in a fashion that he contends meets the conditions of Heck. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this matter is REFERRED to the assigned magistrate judge for further proceedings. 10th day of September, 2019. New Orleans, Louisiana, this _____ ____________________________________ MARY ANN VIAL LEMMON UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dockets.Justia.com