Michael Jefferson v. Thomas Leonard, No. 18-1303 (8th Cir. 2018)

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Court Description: Per Curiam - Before Colloton, Bowman and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Prisoner case - Prisoner civil rights. Defendants' summary judgment affirmed without comment.
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nited States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 18-1303 ___________________________ Michael D. Jefferson, lllllllllllllllllllllPlaintiff - Appellant, v. Thomas Leonard, lllllllllllllllllllllDefendant - Appellee, Deputy Shautft; Amy Devine; Scott County Sheriff’s Department; Scott County Attorney, lllllllllllllllllllllDefendants. ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa - Des Moines ____________ Submitted: October 22, 2018 Filed: November 5, 2018 [Unpublished] ____________ Before COLLOTON, BOWMAN, and KELLY, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Iowa inmate Michael Jefferson appeals the district court’s1 adverse grant of summary judgment in his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action. Upon de novo review, we conclude the district court properly granted summary judgment because Jefferson submitted no evidence to substantiate his allegations, and the record showed there was no genuine dispute as to any material fact. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(a); see also Cross v. Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, Inc., 615 F.3d 977, 980-81 (8th Cir. 2010). Accordingly, we affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable John A. Jarvey, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. -2-