Once a case has been closed by a judge can it be appealed?
I filed a complaint in state court and it was removed to federal court by the defendant. Once there they filed a motion to dismiss on failure to state a claim. While waiting the case dates were assigned and discovery started. Then the Magistrate judge wrote a report and recommendation. I answered in objection because the facts he used to decide the case were all distorted. The District Judge made a final decision in support of the report and recommendation and I got a copy of the electronic filing stating the case is dismissed with prejudice and the case is closed. Is that it? Is there nothing further I can do? Their argument is the act was not outrageous enough. Really? I thought court was all about facts...how can they rule on something before it starts when everything the decision is based on is incorrect? Thanks for any advice.
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