Warren Wallace, et al v. Slidell City, et al, No. 16-30485 (5th Cir. 2016)

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Case: 16-30485 Document: 00513802511 Page: 1 Date Filed: 12/19/2016 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS United States Court of Appeals FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT Fifth Circuit FILED No. 16-30485 December 19, 2016 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk WARREN M. WALLACE, Individually; as Natural Tutor of Z. W. W., a Minor Child; JOSHUA W. WALLACE, Individually; as Natural Tutor of Z. W. W., a Minor Child; MATTHEW W. WALLACE, Individually; as Natural Tutor of Z. W. W., a Minor Child; DEVYN A. CRADDOCK, Individually; as Natural Tutor of Z. W. W., a Minor Child; RAYNELL B. WALLACE, Individually; as Natural Tutor of Z. W. W., a Minor Child; JILLIUN R. WALLACE, Individually; as Natural Tutor of R. W., a Minor Child, Plaintiffs - Appellants v. SLIDELL CITY; RANDY SMITH, Individually; in his official capacity; THOMAS MCNULTY, Individually; in his official capacity; KEITH MCQUEEN, Individually; in his official capacity; KEVIN REA, Individually; in his official capacity; CHARLES ESQUE, Individually; in his official capacity, Defendants - Appellees Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana USDC No. 2:15-CV-383 Before JONES, BARKSDALE, and COSTA, Circuit Judges. PER CURIAM:* Pursuant to 5th Cir. R. 47.5, the court has determined that this opinion should not be published and is not precedent except under the limited circumstances set forth in 5th Cir. R. 47.5.4. * Case: 16-30485 Document: 00513802511 Page: 2 Date Filed: 12/19/2016 No. 16-30485 The dismissal at issue, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6), centers on the application of Heck v. Humphrey, 512 U.S. 477, 487 (1994) (precluding civil actions that “necessarily imply the invalidity of [a] conviction or sentence”). Our having considered the briefs and oral argument in our court, as well as the pertinent parts of the record, including the operative complaint, the dismissal was proper, essentially for the reasons stated by the district court. Wallace v. City of Slidell, La., No. 2:15-cv-383, 2016 WL 1223065 (E.D. La. 28 Mar. 2016). AFFIRMED. 2