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.
141760P.pdf 10/19/2016 Chickoiyah Miller v. Weston Educational U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 14-1760 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri - Kansas City [PUBLISHED] [Benton, Author, with Smith and Shepherd, Circuit Judges] Civil Case - False Claims Act. Grant of summary judgment to Heritage College on claim of fraudulent inducement under the False Claims Act is reversed, as there were material facts in dispute as to whether Heritage intended to manipulate its records in order to impede the proper administration of funds and whether it understood its obligations and its intention to comply. In addition, contrary to the district court's decision, compliance with record keeping requirements is material to the government's disbursement decisions. The district court did not err in concluding Heritage's action were not retaliatory and properly dismissed Miller's retaliation claim and constructive discharge claim and Sillman's wrongful discharge claim. 152857P.pdf 10/19/2016 Ryan Ferguson v. John Short U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 15-2857 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri - Jefferson City [PUBLISHED] [Arnold, Author, with Wollman and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Civil Case - civil rights. Interlocutory appeal is remanded for consideration whether the district court's order denying summary judgment was based on qualified immunity. 161094U.pdf 10/19/2016 United States v. Maria Garcia U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 16-1094 U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - St. Paul [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam. Before Smith, Benton, and Shepherd, Circuit Judges] Criminal Cases - Anders. Appeal waivers in plea agreements are enforceable. 161848U.pdf 10/19/2016 United States v. Maurice Malone U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 16-1848 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa - Dubuque [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam. Before Smith, Benton, and Shepherd, Circuit Judges] Criminal Case - revocation of supervised release. The district court did not abuse its discretion in imposing a within-Guidelines range sentence upon revocation of supervised release.