DISCLAIMER: The following unofficial case summaries are prepared by the clerk's office
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132405P.pdf 08/19/2014 PSC Custom, LP v. United Steel, Paper, etc. U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-2405 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri - Springfield [PUBLISHED] Wollman, Author, with Bye and Shepherd, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Arbitration. The district court erred in vacating the arbitrator' award as the arbitrator did not exceed his authority by concluding PSC did not have just cause to discharge an employee and by reducing the penalty from discharge to suspension because the award draws its essence from the parties' Collective Bargaining Agreement. 133224U.pdf 08/19/2014 Christopher Bates v. Thomas Hadden U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-3224 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa - Davenport [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Smith, Beam and Shepherd, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Civil Rights. No officer acting in the defendant's position would have understood they were violating plaintiff's right against malicious prosecution because no such right had been clearly established; defendant was not objectively unreasonable in believing probable cause existed to support a warrant for plaintiff's arrest, and he was entitled to qualified immunity on plaintiff's unconstitutional confinement claim. 133557U.pdf 08/19/2014 United States v. Dustin Wertz U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-3557 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri - St. Joseph [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Wollman, Gruender and Shepherd, Circuit Judges] Criminal case - Sentencing. Anders case. Defendant waived his right of appeal as part of the plea agreement, and this appeal is dismissed. 133760U.pdf 08/19/2014 Sheila Grind v. Carolyn W. Colvin U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 13-3760 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Wollman, Gruender and Shepherd, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Social Security. The ALJ's decision denying benefits was supported by substantial evidence and is affirmed.