UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
September 11, 2006
GARY ALEXANDER, PLAINTIFF,
CARAUSTAR MILL GROUP, INC., DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Chard J. Arcara Chief Judge United States District Court
This case was referred to Magistrate Judge Hugh B. Scott pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). On July 13, 2005, defendant filed a motion for summary judgment. On March 27, 2006, Magistrate Judge Scott filed a Report and Recommendation, recommending that defendant's motion for summary judgment be granted and the complaint dismissed in its entirety.
Plaintiff filed objections to the Report and Recommendation on May 1, 2006. Oral argument on the objections was held on August 8, 2006.
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1), this Court must make a de novo determination of those portions of the Report and Recommendation to which objections have been made. Upon a de novo review of the Report and Recommendation, and after reviewing the submissions and hearing argument from the parties, the Court adopts the proposed findings of the Report and Recommendation.*fn1
Accordingly, for the reasons set forth in Magistrate Judge Scott's Report and Recommendation, defendant's motion for summary judgment is granted and the complaint is dismissed. The Clerk of Court is directed to take all steps necessary to close the case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.