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133512P.pdf  10/22/2014  Bill Mullen  v.  Pepperl & Fuchs, Inc.
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   13-3512
                          and No:   13-3513
   U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, Waterloo   
[PUBLISHED] [Wollman, Author, with Loken and Murphy, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Civil Procedure. The district court did not abuse its discretion by permitting plaintiffs to dismiss this products-liability case without prejudice, nor did the court abuse its discretion by denying defendants' motions for costs and fees.
141453P.pdf  10/22/2014  Steve Conway  v.  Richard Heyl
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   14-1453
   Appeal from the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit   
[PUBLISHED] [Per curiam - Before Loken, Melloy and Gruender, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Bankruptcy. Appellant Conway does not have standing to appeal the bankruptcy court's adverse ruling on creditor LorCon's claim.
141466U.pdf  10/22/2014  Byron Turner  v.  Graphic Packaging Intl., Inc.
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   14-1466
   U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas - Ft. Smith   
[UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Loken, Melloy and Gruender, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Employment discrimination. Defendant's summary judgment affirmed without comment.
141506U.pdf  10/22/2014  Tariq Belt  v.  United States
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   14-1506
   U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa - Des Moines   
[UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Smith, Bowman and Benton, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Forfeiture. Motion to reopen the time for filing an appeal was untimely under FRAP 4(a)(6), and the appeal is dismissed for lack of jurisdiction.
142085U.pdf  10/22/2014  United States  v.  Heather Reekers
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   14-2085
   U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa - Council Bluffs   
[UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Loken, Melloy and Gruender, Circuit Judges] Criminal case - Sentencing. Anders case. Defendant agreed to a specific sentence in a Rule 11(c)(1)(C) plea agreement and was bound by it once the district court accepted the plea, and he could not now challenge the sentence as unreasonable.
142187U.pdf  10/22/2014  Steven Evans  v.  Linda Sanders
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   14-2187
   U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri - Springfield   
[UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Loken, Melloy and Gruender, Circuit Judges] Prisoner case - Civil Commitment. Order denying Section 2241 petition affirmed without comment.