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152777P.pdf 09/22/2016 James Kuntz v. Rodenburg LLP U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 15-2777 U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota - Bismarck [PUBLISHED] [Loken, Author, with Wollman and Benton, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Fair Debt Collections Practices Act. The district court did not err in dismissing this action based on the defendant's actions in attempting to contact a debtor, plaintiff's daughter, by calling his residence; defendant reasonably believed that plaintiff had not provided a complete response in his communication back to defendant, and it was reasonable for defendant to believe plaintiff had or could obtain location information about his daughter, thereby permitting a follow-up call to learn if plaintiff had obtained or was willing to provide the information; defendant's conduct did not rise to the level of harassment as a matter of law, and the court did not err in granting defendant summary judgment on plaintiff's Section 1692d(5) claim. 166012P.pdf 09/22/2016 County of Dakota v. Jacob Milan U.S. Court of Appeals Case No: 16-6012 U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota - St. Paul [PUBLISHED] [Schermer, Author, with Nail and Shodeen, Bankruptcy Judges] Bankruptcy Appellate Panel. Order discharging debtor's costs of incarceration affirmed as the costs are not a fine, penalty or forfeiture, were not ordered by the state criminal court, and were not a condition of debtor's sentence.