UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
March 28, 2012
EARL D. HICKSON, PLAINTIFF,
MARINA ASSOCIATES, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hillman, District Judge
For the reasons expressed in this Court's Opinion entered on this date,
IT IS on this 28th day of March , 2012, hereby ORDERED that the State Defendants' motion [Doc. No. 77] for summary judgment shall be, and hereby is, GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART; and it is further
ORDERED that the State Defendants' motion is GRANTED to the extent it seeks summary judgment on Plaintiff's claim for an illegal search of his possessions and that claim shall be, and hereby is, DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE; and it is further
ORDERED that the State Defendants' motion is DENIED to the extent it seeks summary judgment on Plaintiff's New Jersey state law claims; and it is further
ORDERED that Plaintiff shall have twenty (20) days from the date of this Order to show cause why the Court should not decline to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over the remaining state law claims in this case, and if Plaintiff fails to respond to this Order, the Court will decline the exercise of supplemental jurisdiction, dismiss the state law claims without prejudice, and direct the Clerk of Court to close this case; and it is further
ORDERED that Defendants shall have seven (7) days from the date of Plaintiff's submission to respond to the Court's order to show cause.
NOEL L. HILLMAN, U.S.D.J. At Camden, New Jersey
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