OPINIONS ARE POSTED DAILY BETWEEN 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. Today is: [ Wednesday March 12, 2014 ] - - - - - NO OPINIONS HAVE BEEN POSTED TODAY The most recent opinions are for: [ 03/11/2014 ]DISCLAIMER: The following unofficial case summaries are prepared by the clerk's office as a courtesy to the reader. They are not part of the opinion of the court.123241U.pdf 03/11/2014 Florencia Aguilar-Dominguez v. Eric H. Holder, Jr. U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 12-3241 Petition for Review of an Order of the Board of Immigration Appeals
[UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Loken, Bowman and Bye, Circuit Judges] Petition for Review - Immigration. Board of Immigration Appeals did not abuse its discretion by denying petitioner's untimely motion to reopen as she failed to rebut the presumption that she was given notice of her 1993 deportation hearing.123760P.pdf 03/11/2014 United States v. Daniel Ruacho U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 12-3760 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - St. Paul
[PUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Bye, Smith and Benton, Circuit Judges] Criminal case - Sentencing. The district court did not err in imposing criminal history points for defendant's 2010 conviction for possession of marijuana and his 2009 conviction for possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle.131142P.pdf 03/11/2014 Chelsea Bechman v. Mitchell Magill U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-1142 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa - Cedar Rapids
[PUBLISHED] [Riley, Author, with Wollman and Loken, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Civil rights. District court did not err in denying the defendant police officers' motion for summary judgment based on qualified immunity on plaintiff's claim that they violated her constitutional right to be secure from unreasonable seizure where the court correctly determined that no reasonable officer could actually believe, based on the information provided to the officers, that plaintiff's warrantless arrest was lawful.131231P.pdf 03/11/2014 United States v. John Douglas U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-1231 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - St. Paul
[PUBLISHED] [Riley, Author, with Colloton and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Criminal case - Criminal law. District court did not err in denying defendant's motion to suppress a shotgun found hidden in a trash bag in an abandoned refrigerator in an open field on his relative's vacant, rural property; under the circumstances, defendant did not have an objectively reasonable expectation of privacy; further, defendant repeatedly disavowed any ownership or posessory interest in the bag or the shotgun and could not claim the bag was searched and the gun seized in violation of his rights.132147P.pdf 03/11/2014 St. Jude Medical S.C., Inc. v. Annette Cormier U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-2147 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - Minneapolis
[PUBLISHED] [Benton, Author, with Smith and Beam, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Tortious Interference with Business Relationships. In an action alleging defendant, St. Jude's former employee, tortiously interfered with St. Jude's business interests with her husband, its employee, the portions of the claim dealing with defendant's acts while she was St. Jude's employee were not collaterally estopped by St.Jude's arbitration with Medtronic, her current employer; however, the portion of the claim dealing with her acts while she was a Medtronic employee were barred by collateral estoppel.132280U.pdf 03/11/2014 United States v. Cresencio Trujillo-Duran U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-2280 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock
[UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Loken, Bowman and Bye, Circuit Judges] Criminal case - Sentencing. Sentence was substantively reasonable.