United States District Court, N.D. New York
April 15, 2014
PAUL SMITH, Plaintiff,
JOSEPH A. ROCK, Superintendent, Upstate Correctional Facility, et al., Defendant.
PAUL SMITH Upstate Correctional Facility Malone, New York Plaintiff, pro se.
HON. ERIC T. SCHNEIDERMAN, Attorney General for the State of New York, MICHAEL G. McCARTIN, ESQ., Assistant Attorney General, The Capitol Albany, NY, Attorney for Defendants.
NORMAN A. MORDUE, Sr., District Judge.
The above matter comes to me following a Report-Recommendation by Magistrate Judge Christian F. Hummel, duly filed on the 21st day of March 2014. Following fourteen (14) days from the service thereof, the Clerk has sent me the file, including any and all objections filed by the parties herein.
After careful review of all of the papers herein, including the Magistrate Judge's Report-Recommendation, and no objections submitted thereto, it is
1. The Report-Recommendation is hereby adopted in its entirety.
2. The defendants' motion to dismiss (Docket No. 68) is granted and plaintiff's complaint is dismissed due to his failure to attend a court-ordered deposition and diligently prosecute this action.
3. The Clerk of the Court shall serve a copy of this Order upon all parties and the Magistrate Judge assigned to this case.
IT IS SO ORDERED.