IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
March 8, 2011
STEVEN A. WICKS, CAROLINE
WICKS, WILLIAM BLAIR, AND
GEORGE BIDLESPACHER, : PLAINTIFFS
DUDLEY ANDERSON, KENNETH
BROWN, LYCOMING COUNTY,
KEVIN WAY, WILLIAM BURD AND
DANIEL MATHERS, DEFENDANTS
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Christopher C. Conner United States District Judge
AND NOW, this 8th day of March, 2011, upon consideration of the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge William T. Prince (Doc. 64), recommending that defendant Mathers' motion to dismiss (Doc. 57) be granted, andplaintiffs' amended complaint be dismissed, and, following an independent review of therecord and noting that plaintiff Bidelspacher filed objections*fn1 to the report onFebruary 11, 2011 (Doc. 65), and the court finding Judge Prince's analysis to be thoroughand well-reasoned, and the court finding plaintiff's objections to be without merit andsquarely addressed by Judge Prince's report (Doc. 64), it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Prince (Doc. 64) are ADOPTED.
2. Defendant's motion to dismiss (Doc. 57) is GRANTED.
3. Plaintiffs' amended complaint (Doc. 32) is DISMISSED and further leave to amend is DENIED as futile.
5. The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this matter.