Flomo Tealeh v. Ward County, No. 20-1611 (8th Cir. 2021)

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Court Description: [Per Curiam - Before Benton, Melloy, and Kelly, Circuit Judges] Civil case. District court's order granting defendants summary judgment and costs affirmed without comment. [ March 04, 2021 ]

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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 20-1611 ___________________________ Flomo Tealeh lllllllllllllllllllllPlaintiff - Appellant v. Ward County; Sandra Richter; Melissa Bliss; John Does 1-200, inclusive lllllllllllllllllllllDefendants - Appellees ___________________________ No. 20-2196 ___________________________ Flomo Tealeh lllllllllllllllllllllPlaintiff - Appellant v. Ward County; Sandra Richter; Melissa Bliss; John Does, 1-200 inclusive lllllllllllllllllllllDefendants - Appellees ____________ Appeals from United States District Court for the District of North Dakota - Western ____________ Submitted: March 1, 2021 Filed: March 5, 2021 [Unpublished] ____________ Before BENTON, MELLOY, and KELLY, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. In these consolidated appeals, Flomo Tealeh appeals the district court’s1 adverse grant of summary judgment and award of costs. After careful review of the record and the parties’ arguments on appeal, we find no basis for reversal. See Banks v. John Deere & Co., 829 F.3d 661, 665 (8th Cir. 2016) (grant of summary judgment is reviewed de novo); see also Winter v. Novartis Pharms. Corp., 739 F.3d 405, 411 (8th Cir. 2014) (legal issues on award of costs are reviewed de novo; actual award of costs is reviewed for abuse of discretion). Accordingly, we affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable Daniel L. Hovland, United States District Judge for the District of North Dakota, adopting the report and recommendations of the Honorable Clare R. Hochhalter, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of North Dakota. -2-

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