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  1. Cornelius Moore v. Gregory L. Sims Unknown Wilhelm (2000)

    Nebraska inmate Cornelius Moore appeals from the District Court's dismissal with prejudice of his civil rights lawsuit under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii), and from the denial of his Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 60(b) motion. We affirm in part, reverse in part, and remand to the District Court.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 98-1441
  2. United States v. Salvador Ramos v. Servando Ramos (1994)

    Servando and Salvador Ramos appeal the District Court's1 refusal to suppress evidence seized during a search of Salvador's truck. The Ramos brothers argue that the police did not have probable cause to search their truck, and that the consent given by Salvador to search the truck was not knowing or voluntary. After hearing argument, we filed an opinion reversing the judgment, one judge dissenting. 20 F.3d 348 (8th Cir.1994). We then granted the United States' petition for rehearing [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 93-2726
  3. United States v. Leonard David Griffin (1990)

    Leonard David Griffin (Griffin) appeals from a final judgment entered in the District Court for the District of Minnesota. Griffin entered a conditional plea of guilty to one count of armed bank robbery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2113(a) and 2113(d) and one count of use of a firearm "during and in relation to" a crime of violence in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c)(1).


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 90-5290
  4. United States v. Floriberto Estrada-Bahena (2000)

    Floriberto Estrada-Bahena challenges the sentence imposed by the district court1 after he pleaded guilty to being found in the United States without the Attorney General's consent, after having been convicted of an aggravated felony and deported, in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326(a) and (b)(2). His counsel has filed a brief and moved to withdraw pursuant to Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967). Although we granted Estrada-Bahena permission to file a pro se supplemental brief, he [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 99-3280
  5. Ronald Kincade v. City of Blue Springs (1995)

    Ronald Kincade brought this 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983 action, claiming that the City of Blue Springs, Missouri, and several City officials (Appellants) violated his First Amendment rights by discharging him from his employment as the City Engineer/Director of Public Works. The district court1 denied the Appellants' motions for summary judgment. The Appellants appeal, contending that Kincade's speech is not constitutionally protected, they are entitled to qualified immunity, and insufficient [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 94-2611
  6. 78 Fair empl. prac. cas. (Bna) 1322 v. Arthur J. Gallagher (1999)

    Sandra Breeding appeals the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of Arthur J. Gallagher and Co. (Gallagher) in this employment discrimination case. We affirm in part and reverse in part.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 98-1338
  7. Beverly D. Woo v. Deluxe Corp. (1998)

    Beverly Woo appeals the district court's grant of summary judgment to Hartford Life Insurance Company (Hartford) and Deluxe Corporation (Deluxe). Woo brought suit under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. § 1132(a)(1)(B), seeking judicial review of Hartford's denial of her claim for long-term disability benefits. Woo also contends that Deluxe breached its fiduciary duties under ERISA and breached a contract to pay her short-term disability [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 97-2055
  8. Dennis Glick v. Dr. F.M. Henderson (1988)

    Dennis P. Glick appeals from the district court's dismissal, without prejudice, of his 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983 action seeking declaratory and injunctive relief and damages for appellees' alleged failure and refusal to protect the inmates of the Arkansas Department of Corrections (A.D.C.) from exposure to Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). We affirm.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 87-2376
  9. United States v. Michael Quoc Anh Nguyen (1995)

    Michael Quoc Anh Nguyen was engaged in an illegal interstate gambling enterprise. Nguyen moved to suppress the government's wiretapping evidence, gathered pursuant to three wiretap orders and two extensions of those orders, and Magistrate Judge J. Earl Cudd concluded in his Report and Recommendation ("Report") that the motion should be denied. Nguyen failed to file objections, and the district court adopted the Report.1 Pursuant to a plea agreement, Nguyen pleaded guilty to two counts [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 94-1804
  10. United States v. Noel S. Brett v. Hilroy Anthony Grey (1989)

    Hilroy Anthony Gray, Noel S. Brett and Carl A. Williams1 were arrested at a crack cocaine house in Kansas City, Missouri, on November 4, 1987. They were each indicted on three counts: conspiracy to distribute cocaine in violation of 21 U.S.C. Secs. 846 and 841(b)(1)(C) (Count I); possession, with intent to distribute, of five grams or more of cocaine in violation of 21 U.S.C. Secs. 841(a)(1) and (b)(1)(B) (Count II); and use of a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 88-1899
  11. Eric Crawford v. Marvin T. Runyon (1994)

    Eric Crawford, a former mailhandler for the U.S. Postal Service, appeals the summary judgment entered against him in this "mixed case" action. The Postal Service fired Crawford, and the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) affirmed the removal. After exhausting his administrative remedies, Crawford brought this suit seeking review of the MSPB's decision pursuant to 5 U.S.C. Secs. 7702(b)(5)(A) and 7703(b)(2), and claiming that the Postal Service discriminated against him in violation [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 94-1710
  12. Ellen Fjellestad v. Pizza Hut of America, Inc. (1999)

    This court's opinion filed on June 16, 1999, is withdrawn and ordered vacated. This opinion, as amended, is now substituted and ordered filed in place of the original opinion. With the filing of the amended opinion, the petition for rehearing is denied as moot without prejudice to the rights of the parties to file a petition for rehearing as to the amended opinion.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 98-2071
  13. United States v. James B. Simmons v. Charles H. Bowers (1992)

    James B. Simmons and Charles H. Bowers separately appeal their convictions and sentencing for possession and distribution of cocaine base (crack) in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(A), (b)(1)(B) and (b)(1)(C) (1988), distribution of crack on university property in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 845a(a) (1988) and conspiracy to distribute crack in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846 (1988). After a joint trial, a jury convicted Bowers on one count of conspiracy to distribute [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 91-1368
  14. In Re Jesse H. Long v. Jesse H. Long (1985)

    Over a period of several years, Barclays American/Business Credit, Inc. (Barclays), as successor in interest to Aetna Business Credit, Inc., loaned substantial sums of money to A & C Johnson Co. (A & C). The loans were calculated as a percentage of inventory, which ranged from $1.3 to $1.7 million, and were secured by A & C's accounts receivable. Proceeds from the accounts were to be deposited in a special "collateral" account maintained by A & C. Long, president and [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 84-5211
  15. Hubert Wooten v. Farmland Foods (1995)

    Hubert Wooten appeals the district court's1 grant of summary judgment in favor of Farmland Foods in his employment discrimination suit. Wooten alleged that Farmland Foods terminated him on the basis of a perceived disability, in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. Secs. 12101-12213. Finding no material dispute of fact, the district court held that Wooten is not a qualified individual with a disability under the ADA and that Wooten's claim is barred by the [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 94-3558
  16. Get Away Club, Inc. v. Vic Coleman, Jim Snyder (1992)

    Appellants Vic Coleman and Jim Snyder (the "troopers"), both members of the Arkansas State Police, appeal from the district court's partial denial of their motion for summary judgment on claims brought against them pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (1988) in violation of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments. The district court held that the troopers were not entitled to qualified immunity and that a genuine issue of material fact still exists concerning the location and frequency of the [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 91-2278
  17. 42 soc. sec. rep. ser. 207 v. Donna E. Shalala (1993)

    Glenna R. Woolf appeals from the district court's1 order affirming the decision of the Secretary of Health and Human Services ("Secretary") to deny Woolf disability benefits. We affirm.


    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 92-3757
  18. United States v. Kenneth D. Lucht v. Gary D. Apker v. Cheryl M. Morford (1994)

    These appeals stem from a lengthy investigation of the Omaha Chapter of the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club and the involvement of that group in a large-scale drug conspiracy. The investigation focused on the activities of defendant Gary Apker, and included first placing a pen register and then a wiretap on Apker's telephone, and subsequently bugging Apker's home. Based in part on information obtained from the wiretap and bugs, search warrants were obtained and executed at nearly all of [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 92-3266
  19. United States v. Adam David Hernandez (1985)

    Adam David Hernandez appeals from the District Court's1 entry of judgment and sentence following a jury verdict of guilty on charges of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, in violation of 21 U.S.C. Sec. 841(a)(1), and conspiracy to distribute cocaine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. Secs. 841(a)(1) & 846. For reversal, Hernandez argues that the District Court erred in denying his motion for a mistrial. Hernandez's trial counsel made the motion for mistrial during the [...]

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 85-1190
  20. Erling David Larsen v. General Motors Corporation (1968)

    The driver of an automobile claims injury as a result of an alleged negligent design of the steering assembly of the automobile. The alleged defect in design did not cause the accident, and the manufacturer asserts the law imposes no duty of care in the design of an automobile to make it more safe to occupy in the event of a collision. The trial court agreed, rendering summary judgment in favor of the manufacturer, reported at 274 F.Supp. 461 (D.C.Minn.1967). We reverse and remand.

    Court: Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit Docket: 18853_1

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