United States District Court, C.D. California
August 18, 2014
DAVID ANTHONY WARREN, Plaintiff,
CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration Defendant.
ORDER ACCEPTING FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
R. GARY KLAUSNER, District Judge.
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636, the Court has reviewed the Complaint, defendant's Motion To Dismiss ("Motion") and plaintiff's Response to the Motion, all of the records herein, the Report and Recommendation of United States Magistrate Judge ("Report"), and Petitioner's Objection to the Report. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C) and Fed.R.Civ.P. 72(b), the Court has conducted a de novo review of those portions of the Report to which objections have been stated.
Petitioner has appended to his Objection numerous exhibits, which contain documents filed in this case as well as documents that were not presented to the Magistrate Judge. A district court has discretion, but is not required, to consider evidence or arguments presented for the first time in objections to a report and recommendation. See Brown v. Roe , 279 F.3d 742, 744-45 (9th