Shekhar Patil v. MN State University Mankato, No. 13-1737 (8th Cir. 2013)

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Court Description: Civil case. Dismissal affirmed without comment.
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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 13-1737 ___________________________ Shekhar Suresh Patil lllllllllllllllllllll Plaintiff - Appellant v. Minnesota State University Mankato; Inter Faculty Organization lllllllllllllllllllll Defendants - Appellees ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the District of Minnesota - Minneapolis ____________ Submitted: October 7, 2013 Filed: October 9, 2013 [Unpublished] ____________ Before SMITH, BOWMAN, and KELLY, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. After Minnesota State University, Mankato notified Shekhar Patil that it would not renew his appointment as an assistant professor, he filed this civil suit raising a variety of federal and state claims against the University and the Inter Faculty Organization, a labor organization that represents University faculty. After a hearing, the District Court1 gave thorough consideration to each of Patil s claims, granted the pending motions to dismiss, denied Patil s motion for default judgment, and dismissed his complaint. We have carefully reviewed the pleadings, the report and recommendation, the District Court s order, and the briefs in this matter, and we find no basis for reversal. Accordingly, we affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable John R. Tunheim, United States District Judge for the District of Minnesota, adopting the report and recommendation of the Honorable Janie S. Mayeron, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Minnesota. -2-