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141301P.pdf 01/27/2015 Wesley Brooks v. Tom Roy U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 14-1301 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - Minneapolis [PUBLISHED] [Kelly, Author, with Bright and Loken, Circuit Judges] Prisoner case - Prisoner civil rights. In suit by prisoner alleging requirement that he participate in a chemical-dependency programs available at MCF-Faribualt conflicted with his Native American religious faith, he failed to specify his Native American faith (of which there are many), his beliefs consistent with that faith, or how the prison program conflicts with his Native American beliefs, whatever they may be; without that information prison officials were without notice of the basis for plaintiff's allegations that he was denied the right to freely exercise his religion and without enough information to respond adequately to the allegations in his complaint; the complaint failed, therefore, the state a claim upon which relief could be granted, and the district court properly granted judgment for defendants. 142233U.pdf 01/27/2015 United States v. Brandon Devos U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 14-2233 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa - Cedar Rapids [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Loken, Bye and Smith, Circuit Judges] Criminal case - Sentence imposed upon the revocation of defendant's supervised release was not substantively unreasonable.