United States District Court, W.D. Pennsylvania
February 9, 2015
SHANE LEE SHEPLER, Plaintiff,
WARDEN THOMAS ELBEL, 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)(1)(A) and (B), and Local Rule of Civil Procedure 72.
On December 30, 2013, the Magistrate Judge issued a Report (Doc. 37) recommending that Defendants' Partial Motion to Dismiss be granted. The Court adopted the Report and Recommendation. (Doc. 42). At that time, the claim against Defendant Jefferson County Board Member was dismissed with prejudice,  and Plaintiff was granted leave to amend his Complaint with respect to three specific claims against Warden Thomas Elbel.
On January 20, 2015, the Magistrate Judge issued a Report (Doc. 77) recommending that Defendant Warden Elbel's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc 65) as to the Amended Complaint against Warden Elbel be granted in its entirety. Service of the Report and Recommendation was made on Plaintiff, and no objections have been filed.
After a review of the pleadings and documents in the case, together with the Report and Recommendation, the following Order is entered:
Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Doc. 65) is GRANTED. The Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation dated January 20, 2015, hereby is adopted as the Opinion of the District Court.
IT IS SO ORDERED.