Joseph O'Neal v. Stephen Stringfellow, No. 17-2776 (8th Cir. 2018)

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Court Description: Per Curiam - Before Loken, Kelly and Erickson, Circuit Judges] Civil case - Civil rights. Defendant's summary judgment affirmed without comment.
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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 17-2776 ___________________________ Joseph O'Neal lllllllllllllllllllllPlaintiff - Appellant v. Stephen Stringfellow, Dr. lllllllllllllllllllllDefendant - Appellee ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas - Pine Bluff ____________ Submitted: August 14, 2018 Filed: August 27, 2018 [Unpublished] ____________ Before LOKEN, KELLY, and ERICKSON, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Joseph O’Neal appeals the district court’s1 adverse grant of summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action. Upon de novo review, see Beverly Hills Foodland, Inc. v. United Food & Commercial Workers Union, Local 655, 39 F.3d 191, 194 (8th Cir. 1994), we hold that summary judgment was properly granted. Accordingly, we affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable James M. Moody, Jr., United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, adopting the recommended disposition of the Honorable Beth Deere, United States Magistrate for the Eastern District of Arkansas. -2-