United States District Court, M.D. Tennessee, Nashville Division
December 2, 2014
ERNEST WASHINGTON, Plaintiff,
TIM HINDSLEY, et al., Defendant.
KEVIN H. SHARP, District Judge.
Plaintiff Ernest Washington, an inmate currently in the custody of the Davidson County, Tennessee Sheriff's Office and confined at the Criminal Justice Center, proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis, has filed a civil rights complaint pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Pending before the Court is a Report and Recommendation ("R & R") of the Magistrate Judge, recommending that Defendants' Motion to Dismiss (Docket Entry No. 10) be granted. No objections were made to the R & R.
Where no objections are made to the R & R, "[t]he district judge may accept, reject, or modify the recommended disposition; receive further evidence; or return the matter to the magistrate judge with instructions." Fed.R.Civ.P. 72(b). Having thoroughly reviewed the record in this case and the applicable law in accordance with Rule 72(b), the Court will accept the R & R.
Accordingly, the Court hereby rules as follows:
(1) The Report and Recommendation (Docket Entry No. 17) is hereby ACCEPTED and APPROVED;
(2) Defendants' Motion to Dismiss ( Docket Entry No. 10) is hereby GRANTED; and
(3) This case is hereby DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE in accordance with 42 U.S.C. § 1997e(a).
The Clerk is directed to enter Judgment in a separate document in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 58.
It is SO ORDERED.