UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA WESTERN DIVISION
July 24, 2012
RONALD BREWER, PLAINTIFF,
SERGEANT TESINSKY, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dolly M. Gee United States District Judge
ORDER (1) ACCEPTING THE FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE, AND (2) GRANTING IN PART DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS WITH RESPECT TO DISMISSING DEFENDANT TESINSKY AND PLAINTIFF'S EIGHTH AMENDMENT CLAIM AND GRANTING IN PART DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO STRIKE WITH RESPECT TO PLAINTIFF'S MONETARY DAMAGES CLAIM REGARDING HIS EIGHTH AMENDMENT CLAIM AND DENYING THE MOTION TO STRIKE WITH RESPECT TO PLAINTIFF'S FIRST AMENDMENT AND RLUIPA CLAIMS
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §636, the Court has reviewed the Complaint and all other papers along with the attached Report and Recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge, and has made a de novo determination of the Report and Recommendation.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the Court (1) approves in part the findings and recommendations of the United States Magistrate Judge;
(2) grants in part Defendants' Motion to Dismiss with respect to dismissing Plaintiff's Eighth Amendment claim and Defendant Tesinsky without leave to amend; (3) denies in part Defendants' Motion to Strike the prayer for specific dollar amounts on p. 11 of the Complaint with respect to Plaintiff's First Amendment and RLUIPA claims and grants in part Defendants' Motion to Strike with respect to Plaintiff's Eighth Amendment claim; and (4) directs Defendants to file an Answer within 20 days of the date of this Order.
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