UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
January 5, 2012
ISSAC MCDONALD,*FN1 PLAINTIFF,
BRIAN FISCHER, COMMISSIONER, NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES; EDWIN ELFELDT, COORDINATOR, SEX OFFENDER COUNSELING AND TREATMENT PROGRAM; JOSEPH T. SMITH, SUPERINTENDENT, SHAWANGUNK CORRECTIONAL FACILITY; NEVILLE ANDREWS, DEPUTY SUPERINTENDENT, PROGRAMS, SHAWANGUNK CORRECTIONAL FACILITY;
ED RUDDER, SENIOR COUNSELOR/PSYCHOLOGIST; DICK FITCHETT, SENIOR COUNSELOR; BRIAN MCCULLOUGH, SENIOR COUNSELOR;
JOHN TOWNLEY, CORRECTIONS COUNSELOR/LMSW; AND
STACEY BODE, CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER II, DEFENDANTS.
DECISION and ORDER
This matter comes before the Court following a Report-Recommendation filed on November 9, 2011 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. 161).
Within fourteen days 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 Magistrate Judge Treece's 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. 161) is APPROVED and ADOPTED in its ENTIRETY; and it is further
ORDERED, that Defendants' Motion to Dismiss pursuant to FED. R.CIV. P. 37(b) and 41(b) (Dkt. No. 152) is GRANTED and this action is DISMISSED; and it is further
ORDERED, that the Clerk serve a copy of this Order on all parties. IT IS SO ORDERED.