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.
164356P.pdf   04/19/2018  Paul Hill  v.  Accounts Receivable Services
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:  16-4356
   U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota - Minneapolis    
   [PUBLISHED] [Wollman, Author, with Loken and Melloy, Circuit Judges] 
   Civil case - Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. The district court 
   correctly applied a materiality standard in determining whether 
   representations by defendant were actionable under the provisions of the 
   Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. Sec. 1692(e); defendant's 
   attempt to collect interest under Minnesota Statute section 549.09 did not 
   amount to unfair practice under the Act. 
  
172063U.pdf   04/19/2018  United States  v.  Nicholas Salinas
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:  17-2063
   U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri - Kansas City    
   [UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam - Before Wollman, Loken and Kelly, Circuit 
   Judges] 
   Criminal case - Criminal law. Anders case. Defendant signed a knowing and 
   voluntary appeal waiver as part of his plea agreement, and this appeal 
   from his sentence falls within the scope of the waiver. Appeal dismissed. 
  
176025P.pdf   04/19/2018  The Paddock, LLC  v.  Benjamin Bennett
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:  17-6025
   U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Iowa - Cedar Rapids    
   [PUBLISHED] [Shodeen, Author, with Saladino and Sanberg, Bankruptcy 
   Judges] 
   Bankruptcy Appellate Panel. Debtors' manufactured home was not a fixture, 
   as credible evidence supported the bankruptcy court's determination that 
   the parties did not intend to make the home a permanent accession to the 
   real estate.