Randy Teter v. Daniel Bettes, et al


PER CURIAM OPINION FILED - THE COURT: Roger L. Wollman, Morris S. Arnold and Diana E. Murphy (UNPUBLISHED) [4435466] [15-3463]

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United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit ___________________________ No. 15-3463 ___________________________ Randy Teter lllllllllllllllllllll Plaintiff - Appellant v. Michael Bowersox, Warden; John Doe lllllllllllllllllllll Defendants Daniel Bettes, CO I; John Christian, CO I lllllllllllllllllllll Defendants - Appellees Jeff Allen, CO I lllllllllllllllllllll Defendant Billy Lee, CO II lllllllllllllllllllll Defendant - Appellee Sarah Merriett, CO I; Dennis Sazonov, CO lllllllllllllllllllll Defendants ____________ Appeal from United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri - Springfield ____________ Appellate Case: 15-3463 Page: 1 Date Filed: 08/09/2016 Entry ID: 4435466 Submitted: August 5, 2016 Filed: August 9, 2016 [Unpublished] ____________ Before WOLLMAN, ARNOLD, and MURPHY, Circuit Judges. ____________ PER CURIAM. Missouri inmate Randy Teter appeals the district court’s1 denial of his motion for a new trial after the district court entered judgment for defendants following a jury trial. We conclude that the district court did not abuse its discretion in denying the motion. See Patterson v. City of Omaha, 779 F.3d 795, 800-01 (8th Cir. 2015) (standard of review). Accordingly, we affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B. ______________________________ 1 The Honorable Beth Phillips, United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri. -2- Appellate Case: 15-3463 Page: 2 Date Filed: 08/09/2016 Entry ID: 4435466

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