Christopher White v. Judge Jay Finch, No. 12-1851 (8th Cir. 2012)

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Court Description: Civil case - Civil Rights. Dismissal affirmed without comment.
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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 12-1851 ___________________________ Christopher Newton White lllllllllllllllllllll Plaintiff - Appellant Helen Louise White lllllllllllllllllllll Plaintiff v. Judge Jay Finch; Brenda Deshields, Court Clerk; Tammy Mullins, Attorney for the Department of Human Services; Candace Gonzales, Department of Human Services; Ken Farris; Connie Farris; Billy Fouts; Tammy Fouts lllllllllllllllllllll Defendants - Appellees ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas - Fayetteville ____________ Submitted: November 6, 2012 Filed: November 7, 2012 [Unpublished] ____________ Before LOKEN, BOWMAN, and COLLOTON, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Arkansas inmate Christopher White appeals the district court s1 dismissal of his complaint brought under 42 U.S.C. ยงยง 1983 and 1985, in which he alleged that defendants associated with the Arkansas Department of Human Services and a Benton County, Arkansas court, together with four Arkansas residents, conspired to impede an implied agreement he had with one defendant to return his biological daughters, over whom his parental rights were terminated in 2003. Upon careful de novo review, we conclude that the district court properly dismissed the complaint, because it is time-barred in part and otherwise fails to state a claim under section 1983 or 1985. Accordingly, we affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable Jimm Larry Hendren, United States District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas, adopting the report and recommendations of the Honorable Erin Setser, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas. -2-