AMARO v. KIRK

Civ. No. 15-973-SLR.

ERIC AMARO, Plaintiff, v. NEAL KIRK, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, D. Delaware.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Cause: 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Prisoner Civil Rights
Nature of Suit: 550 Prisoner: Civil Rights
Source: PACER


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Eric Amaro, Plaintiff, Pro Se.

Neal Kirk, correctional officer, Defendant, represented by Stuart B. Drowos , State of Delaware Department of Justice.

Cpl Amos Callaway, Defendant, represented by Stuart B. Drowos , State of Delaware Department of Justice.


MEMORANDUM

SUE L. ROBINSON, District Judge.

At Wilmington this 8th day of June, 2017, having considered plaintiff's motion to alter or amend the judgment, construed as a motion for reconsideration (D.I. 63);

1. Plaintiff, an inmate at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, moves for reconsideration of the May 12, 2017 memorandum and order that granted summary judgment in favor of defendants. (See D.I. 60, 61, 62) The purpose of a motion for reconsideration is to "correct manifest errors of law or fact or to present newly discovered evidence." Max's Seafood Café ex rel. Lou-Ann, Inc. v. Quinteros, 176 F.3d 669, 677 (3d Cir. 1999). "A proper Rule 59(e) motion . . . must rely on one of three grounds: (1) an intervening change in controlling law; (2) the availability of new evidence; or (3) the need to correct a clear error of law or fact or to prevent manifest injustice. Lazaridis v. Wehmer, 591 F.3d 666, 669 (3d Cir. 2010) (citing N. River Ins. Co. v. CIGNA Reinsurance Co., 52 F.3d 1194, 1218 (3d Cir. 1995).

2. The court has again reviewed the record and the positions set forth by the parties in the motion for summary judgment and plaintiff's opposition thereto. In doing so, the court finds that plaintiff has failed to demonstrate grounds for reconsideration and, therefore, his motion will be denied.

3. Conclusion. For the above reasons, the court will deny the motion for reconsideration. (D.I. 63) A separate order shall issue.


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