IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 23, 2012
JAMA A. HALL, PLAINTIFF,
PLACER COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT; PLACER COUNTY SHERIFF'S COUNCIL; OFFICER ZENDER, BADGE NO. 177; AND DOES 1-50, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: John A. Mendez United States District Court Judge
On November 30, 2011, the magistrate judge filed findings and recommendations herein which were served on the parties and which contained notice that any objections to the findings and recommendations were to be filed within fourteen days. No objections were filed.
The court has reviewed the applicable legal standards and, good cause appearing, concludes that it is appropriate to adopt the proposed Findings and Recommendations in full.
Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that:
1. The proposed Findings and Recommendations filed November 30, 2011, are ADOPTED;
2. The Sheriff's Department and Zender's motion to dismiss, Dckt. No. 37-1, is granted in part and denied in part, as follows:
a. Zender's motion to dismiss plaintiff's § 1983 Fourth Amendment individual liability claims against him is denied;
b. The Sheriff's Department's motion to dismiss plaintiff's § 1983 Fourth Amendment claims against it is granted, and plaintiff's § 1983 municipal liability claims are dismissed with leave to amend;
c. The Sheriff's Department and Zender's motion to dismiss plaintiff's conspiracy claim is granted with leave to amend;
d. The Sheriff's Department and Zender's motion to dismiss plaintiff's racial profiling claim is granted without leave to amend; and
e. The Sheriff's Department and Zender's motion to dismiss plaintiff's remaining state law claims under 28 U.S.C. § 1367 is denied.
3. The parties are instructed as follows:
a. If plaintiff seeks to amend his complaint to attempt to state a claim for municipal liability under § 1983 and/or to attempt to state a claim for conspiracy, as provided herein, any such amended complaint shall be filed within thirty days of this order and shall be labeled "Fourth Amended Complaint."
b. If plaintiff elects to file a fourth amended complaint, the Sheriff's Department and Zender shall file a response thereto within fourteen days from the date such complaint is filed, and if plaintiff does not elect to file a fourth amended complaint, they shall file an answer to the third amended complaint within fourteen days from the date plaintiff's deadline for filing a fourth amended complaint expires.
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