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141763U.pdf  04/24/2015  United States  v.  Keith Hager
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   14-1763
   U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa - Cedar Rapids   
[UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam. Before Bye, Beam, and Benton, Circuit Judges] Criminal Case - sentence. Under plain error review, any procedural error by the district court in imposing 960 months imprisonment was harmless error, as the district court indicated it would impose a 960-month sentence even if there was error in computing the Guidelines range. District court did not abuse its discretion and the sentence was neither substantively unreasonable nor grossly disproportionate to the offense.
142149P.pdf  04/24/2015  United States  v.  Curtis Adams
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   14-2149
   U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri - St. Louis   
[PUBLISHED] [Smith, Author, with Wollman and Shepherd, Circuit Judges] Criminal Case - conviction. District court did not abuse its discretion in allowing admission of prior illegal firearms convictions, even after stating misgivings about its potential for unfair prejudice. Any error was harmless. Evidence had probative value to show knowledge and intent.
143369U.pdf  04/24/2015  Kendra Deshazer  v.  City of Paragould
   U.S. Court of Appeals Case No:   14-3369
   U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas - Jonesboro   
[UNPUBLISHED] [Per Curiam. Before Loken, Bowman, and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Civil Case - civil rights. District court's dismissal of civil rights complaint as time-barred is summarily affirmed.