UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
March 29, 2007
ROBERT SIMS, PLAINTIFF,
GLENN S. GOORD, COMMISSIONER OF DOCS, DONALD SELSKY, SHU DIRECTOR, GEORGE DUNCAN, SUPERINTENDENT, R. DOLING, EMPLOYEE OF CENTRAL OFFICE, AND NANCY KANNEGISER, PSYCHOLOGIST, DEFENDANTS.
DECISION AND ORDER
This matter comes before the Court following a Report-Recommendation filed on March 5, 2007 by the Honorable Randolph F. Treece, 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. 77). After ten days from the service thereof, the Clerk has sent the entire file to the undersigned, including the objections by Plaintiff Robert Sims, which were filed on March 16, 2007. Objections (Dkt. No. 81).
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. 77) is APPROVED and ADOPTED in its ENTIRETY; and it is further
ORDERED, thatDefendants' Motion for summary judgment (Dkt. No. 67) is GRANTED; and it is further
ORDERED, that Plaintiff's Cross-Motion for partial summary judgment (Dkt. No. 70) is DENIED; and it is further
ORDERED, that Plaintiff's Complaint (Dkt. No. 1) is DISMISSED; and it is further ORDERED, that the Clerk serve a copy of this Order on all parties.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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