Raul Ruiz, Jr. v. Snodgrass, et al


PER CURIAM OPINION FILED - THE COURT: Roger L. Wollman, Diana E. Murphy and Lavenski R. Smith (UNPUBLISHED); [4105825-2]Denying motion for appointment of counsel filed by Appellant Mr. Raul Velasquez Ruiz, Jr.. [4129234] [13-3369]

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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 13-3369 ___________________________ Raul Velasquez Ruiz, Jr. lllllllllllllllllllll Plaintiff - Appellant v. Snodgrass, Officer of Clinton Police Department; Ross Barlow, Clinton County A.D.A.; Gorden Miller, Retired IDPS/DCI/SOR; Clinton County, Iowa; Polk County, Iowa; Clinton, Iowa; Des Moines, Iowa lllllllllllllllllllll Defendants - Appellees ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa - Des Moines ____________ Submitted: February 4, 2014 Filed: March 4, 2014 [Unpublished] ____________ Before WOLLMAN, MURPHY, and SMITH, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Appellate Case: 13-3369 Page: 1 Date Filed: 03/04/2014 Entry ID: 4129234 Raul Ruiz appeals the district court’s1 preservice dismissal of his 42 U.S.C. § 1983 case. After carefully reviewing the record, see Kaden v. Slykhuis, 651 F.3d 966, 968 (8th Cir. 2011) (per curiam) (de novo review of preservice dismissal), we find no basis for reversal. Accordingly, we affirm, see 8th Cir. R. 47B, and deny Ruiz’s motion for appointment of counsel. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable Stephanie M. Rose, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Iowa. -2- Appellate Case: 13-3369 Page: 2 Date Filed: 03/04/2014 Entry ID: 4129234

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