United States District Court, S.D. Alabama, Southern Division
December 11, 2014
JAMES N. STRAWSER and JOHN E. HUMPHREY, Plaintiffs,
STATE OF ALABAMA, Defendant.
CALLIE V. S. GRANADE, District Judge.
After due and proper consideration of the issues raised, and there having been no objections filed, the recommendation of the Magistrate Judge made under 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(l)(B) and dated November 20, 2014, is ADOPTED as the opinion of this Court. Plaintiffs' motion to amend complaint (Doc. 12) is GRANTED and the granting of this motion MOOTS the previously-filed motion to dismiss (Doc. 8).
Accordingly, Luther Strange, in his official capacity as Attorney General of the State of Alabama is substituted in place of the State of Alabama as the party defendant. Therefore, the style of this action from this point forward on all pleadings filed in the future shall read: James N. Strawser and John E. Humphrey v. Luther Strange, in his official capacity as Attorney General of the State of Alabama.
Defendant Luther Strange is ORDERED to file his answer to the complaint no later than December 18, 2014.
DONE and ORDERED.