UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
September 28, 2006
WILFREDO POLANCO, PLAINTIFF,
JOHN W. BURGE, SUPERINTENDENT, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
DECISION AND ORDER
This matter comes before the Court following a Report-Recommendation filed on May 12, 2006, by the Honorable David R. Homer, United States Magistrate Judge, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b) and L.R. 72.3(c) of the Northern District of New York. Report-Rec. (Dkt. No. 39). After ten days from the service thereof, the Clerk has sent the entire file to the undersigned, including the objections and amended objections by Plaintiff Polanco, which were filed on May 19, 2006, and May 25, 2006, respectively. Objections (Dkt. No. 40); Amended Objections (Dkt. No. 41).*fn1
It is the duty of this Court to "make a de novo determination of those portions of the report or specified proposed findings or recommendations to which objection is made." 28 U.S.C. § 636(b). "A [district] judge... may accept, reject, or modify, in whole or in part, the findings or recommendations made by the magistrate judge." Id. This Court has considered the objections and has undertaken a de novo review of the record and has determined that the Report-Recommendation should be approved for the reasons stated therein.
Accordingly, it is hereby
ORDERED, that the Report-Recommendation (Dkt. No. 39) is APPROVED and ADOPTED in its ENTIRETY; and it is further
ORDERED, that the Order granting in forma pauperis status to Plaintiff Polanco (Dkt. No. 4) is VACATED; and it is further
ORDERED, that Defendants' Motion to dismiss (Dkt. No. 16) is GRANTED as to all Defendants and all claims, UNLESS Plaintiff Polanco pays the filing fee of TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY DOLLARS ($250.00) WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS of the date of the filing of this Order; and it is further
ORDERED, that Plaintiff's Motion for a preliminary injunction (Dkt. No. 28) is DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE to renewal if the filing fee is paid; and it is further
ORDERED, that the Clerk serve a copy of this Order on all parties. IT IS SO ORDERED.