UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
December 8, 2008
MELVIN C. LEWIS, PLAINTIFF,
P. HEALY, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
DECISION AND ORDER
This matter comes before the Court following a Report-Recommendation filed on October 29, 2008, by the Honorable David E. Peebles, 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. 32).
Within ten days, excluding weekends and holidays, after a party has been served with a copy of a Magistrate Judge's Report-Recommendation, the party "may serve and file specific, written objections to the proposed findings and recommendations," FED. R. CIV. P. 72(b), in compliance with L.R. 72.1. No objections have been raised in the allotted time with respect to Judge Peebles' Report-Recommendation. Furthermore, after examining the record, the Court has determined that the Report-Recommendation is not subject to attack for plain error or manifest injustice.
Accordingly, it is hereby
ORDERED, that the Report-Recommendation (Dkt. No. 32) is APPROVED and ADOPTED in its ENTIRETY; and it is further
ORDERED, that the Order granting Plaintiff in forma pauperis status (Dkt. No. 4) is VACATED; and it is further
ORDERED, that Defendants' Motion to dismiss Plaintiff's Complaint (Dkt. No. 21) is GRANTED as to all Defendants and all claims unless Lewis pays the full required filing fee of $350 within thirty (30) days from the date of this Order; and it is further
ORDERED, that the requirement that Defendants answer Plaintiff's Complaint is STAYED indefinitely pending final resolution of the IFP issue raised in their motion; and it is further
ORDERED, that Plaintiff's Motion to amend the Complaint (Dkt. No. 25) is DENIED, without prejudice to its renewal in the event that the required 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.
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