November 7, 2013
STEPHEN BLACKSTONE, Plaintiff,
A. L. THOMPSON, Defendant.
CATHY BISSOON, District Judge.
This case was referred to United States Magistrate Judge Cynthia Reed Eddy for pretrial proceedings in accordance with the Magistrates Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 636(b)(l)(A) and (B), and Rules 72.C, 72.D and 72.G of the Local Rules for Magistrates.
On October 4, 2013, the Magistrate Judge issued a Report (Doc. 72) recommending that Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. 53) be granted. Service of the Report and Recommendation was made on the parties, and Defendant timely filed objections. See Doc. 74.
After a de novo review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation and the Objections thereto, it is hereby ORDERED that Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. 53) is GRANTED. The Report and Recommendation of Magistrate Judge Eddy dated October 4, 2013 is adopted as the Opinion of the District Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.