Deborah Francis v. Jeffrey Shorba, et al


PER CURIAM OPINION FILED - THE COURT: Lavenski R. Smith, Pasco M. Bowman and Jane Kelly (UNPUBLISHED) [4084030] [13-1397]

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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 13-1397 ___________________________ Deborah Ann Francis lllllllllllllllllllll Plaintiff - Appellant v. Jeffrey Shorba; Mark Thompson; Leah Wermerskirchen lllllllllllllllllllll Defendants - Appellees ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the District of Minnesota - Minneapolis ____________ Submitted: October 2, 2013 Filed: October 9, 2013 [Unpublished] ____________ Before SMITH, BOWMAN, and KELLY, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Appellate Case: 13-1397 Page: 1 Date Filed: 10/09/2013 Entry ID: 4084030 Deborah Francis appeals from the district court’s1 adverse grant of summary judgment in her 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action alleging that the grand jury selection process in Minnesota’s Fourth Judicial District violates the Fourteenth Amendment. Upon careful de novo review, see Schoelch v. Mitchell, 625 F.3d 1041, 1045-46 (8th Cir. 2010) (standard of review), we agree with the district court’s reasons for concluding that Francis failed to establish a prima facie case for a Fourteenth Amendment violation. Accordingly, we affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable Susan Richard Nelson, United States District Judge for the District of Minnesota, adopting the report and recommendations of the Honorable Arthur J. Boylan, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Minnesota. -2- Appellate Case: 13-1397 Page: 2 Date Filed: 10/09/2013 Entry ID: 4084030

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