Sharon Meeks v. Department of Human Services, No. 17-2931 (8th Cir. 2018)

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Court Description: Per Curiam - Before Wollman, Bowman and Erickson, Circuit Judge] Civil case - Employment law. Defendant's summary judgment on plaintiff's Title VII retaliation claim affirmed without comment.
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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 17-2931 ___________________________ Sharon L. Meeks lllllllllllllllllllllPlaintiff - Appellant v. Department of Human Services lllllllllllllllllllllDefendant - Appellee ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas - Little Rock ____________ Submitted: July 19, 2018 Filed: July 24, 2018 [Unpublished] ____________ Before WOLLMAN, BOWMAN, and ERICKSON, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Sharon Meeks appeals from the order of the District Court1 granting summary judgment to her former employer the Arkansas Department of Human Services in her 1 The Honorable Kristine G. Baker, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Title VII retaliation action. After de novo review, we conclude that the District Court did not err. See Hutton v. Maynard, 812 F.3d 679, 683–84 (8th Cir. 2016) (setting forth the evidence necessary to survive a motion for summary judgment on a Title VII retaliation claim); see also Conolly v. Clark, 457 F.3d 872, 876 (8th Cir. 2006) (“[A] properly supported motion for summary judgment is not defeated by self-serving affidavits.”). We affirm the judgment of the District Court. ______________________________ -2-