as a courtesy to the reader. They are not part of the opinion of the court.
113485P.pdf 01/09/2013 United States v. Tyvarus Lindsey U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 11-3485 and No: 11-3513 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - St. Paul [PUBLISHED] [Benton, Author, with Murphy and Shepherd, Circuit Judges]
Criminal case - Criminal law. Person who greeted police had authority to consent to a search of the house and cell phone seized in the house was admissible; no error in admitting prior bad-acts evidence against defendant Lindsey as Lindsey had proper notice of the government's intent to use the evidence and the evidence was relevant to show intent and motive; potential prejudice from admission of the evidence was limited by restrictions on the evidence and the court's limiting instruction; statements of deceased co-conspirator were properly admitted; evidence was sufficient to establish a drug conspiracy. 121364U.pdf 01/09/2013 Estella Caradine v. Fred's Stores of Tennessee U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 12-1364 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Wollman, Melloy and Shepherd, Circuit Judges]
Civil case - Torts. The district court erred in granting defendant's motion for summary judgment in this slip-and-fall case, as there were genuine issues of material fact concerning plaintiff's fall and defendant's knowledge of the presence of the liquid alleged to have caused the fall. 122189U.pdf 01/09/2013 KeOndra Chestang v. Varner Super Max U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 12-2189 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas - Pine Bluff [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Murphy, Arnold and Smith, Circuit Judges]
Prisoner case - Prisoner civil rights. Plaintiff's initial placement in administrative segregation and a behavior modification program did not implicate a liberty interest; however, his continued segregation for years did implicate a liberty interest, and plaintiff stated a due process claim; the district court erred in dismissing this due process claim, and the matter is remanded for further proceedings.