UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 25, 2010
BRIAN DEVERICK LEWIS, PETITIONER,
C. GULLET, ET AL., RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dale S. Fischer United States District Judge
ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636, the Court has reviewed the Complaint, all the records and files, and the Report and Recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge. No objections to the Report and Recommendation have been filed. The Court concurs with and adopts the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the Magistrate Judge, but notes the following:
p.4, ln. 6: "Neitze" should be "Nietzke";
p.9, ln. 8: "821-22" should be "818";
p.9, ln. 28: "547" should be "457."
IT THEREFORE IS ORDERED as follows: That defendants' Motion to Dismiss defendants Gullet and Calagawan from this action, insofar as they are named in their official capacities, is GRANTED without leave to amend; that defendants' Motion to Dismiss plaintiff's denial of access to the courts claim is GRANTED with leave to amend; that defendants' Motion to Dismiss plaintiff's retaliation claim is DENIED; that defendants' request to strike plaintiff's request for punitive damages is DENIED; and that if plaintiff still desires to pursue a denial of access to the courts claim, he is ORDERED to file a Second Amended Complaint within thirty (30) days of the service of this Order remedying the deficiencies discussed in the Report and Recommendation with respect to the denial of access to the courts claim.
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