246 F.3d 667 (4th Cir. 2001), 00-7541, Stanko v. Moore

Docket Nº:00-7541.
Citation:246 F.3d 667
Party Name:Stephen C. STANKO, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Michael MOORE, Director of South Carolina Department of Corrections; Willie Weldon, Warden of Lieber Correctional Institution; Rickie Harrison, Warden of Kershaw Correctional Institution; Robin Chavis, Associate Warden of Kershaw Correctional Institution; Stanley Burtt, Warden of Kershaw Correctional Insti
Case Date:March 15, 2001
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
 
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246 F.3d 667 (4th Cir. 2001)

Stephen C. STANKO, Plaintiff-Appellant,

v.

Michael MOORE, Director of South Carolina Department of Corrections; Willie Weldon, Warden of Lieber Correctional Institution; Rickie Harrison, Warden of Kershaw Correctional Institution; Robin Chavis, Associate Warden of Kershaw Correctional Institution; Stanley Burtt, Warden of Kershaw Correctional Institution, Defendants-Appellees.

No. 00-7541.

United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

March 15, 2001

Editorial Note:

This opinion appears in the Federal reporter in a table titled "Table of Decisions Without Reported Opinions". (See FI CTA4 Rule 36 regarding use of unpublished opinions)

Submitted March 8, 2001.

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, at Florence. G. Ross Anderson, Jr., District Judge. (CA-98-2461-4-13BF).

Stephen C. Stanko, pro se.

Terry B. Millar, Rock Hill, SC, for appellees.

Before MOTZ, TRAXLER, and KING, Circuit JJ.

PER CURIAM.

Stephen C. Stanko appeals the district court's order dismissing his 42 U.S.C.A. § 1983 (West Supp.2000) complaint. Stanko's case was referred to a magistrate judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) (1994). The magistrate judge recommended that relief be denied and advised Stanko that failure to file specific objections to this recommendation could waive appellate review of a district court order based upon the recommendation. Despite this warning, Stanko failed to file specific objections to the magistrate judge's recommendation.

The timely filing of specific objections to a magistrate judge's recommendation is necessary to preserve...

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