UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 28, 2010
MICHAEL LENOIR SMITH, PLAINTIFF,
GREEN, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS AND DISMISSING CERTAIN CLAIMS AND DEFENDANTS
Plaintiff Michael Lenoir Smith ("plaintiff") is a California state prisoner proceeding pro se in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The matter was referred to a United States Magistrate Judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) and Local Rule 302.
On May 12, 2010, the Magistrate Judge filed a Findings and Recommendations herein which was served on plaintiff and which contained notice to plaintiff that any objection to the Findings and Recommendations was to be filed within thirty days. Plaintiff did not file a timely Objection to the Findings and Recommendations.
In accordance with the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), this Court has conducted a de novo review of this case. Having carefully reviewed the entire file, the Court finds the Findings and Recommendations to be supported by the record and by proper analysis.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The Findings and Recommendations, filed May 12, 2010, is adopted in full;
2. This action proceed on Plaintiff's amended complaint, filed November 3, 2009, against Defendants Green, Navarro, and T. Lee for retaliation in violation of the First Amendment;
3. Defendants Hopkins, Cerda, Jr., and Martinez are dismissed from this action; and
4. Plaintiff's Eighth Amendment and due process claims are dismissed for failure to state a claim upon which relief may be granted under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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