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United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Peter R. WRIGHT Plaintiff-Appellant v. Judge Frank MAGILL; Hennepin County 4th District Court Defendants-Appellees

No. 19-1480

Decided: October 07, 2019

Before GRUENDER, STRAS, and KOBES, Circuit Judges. Peter R. Wright, Pro Se Kathryn Iverson Landrum, Assistant Attorney General, Attorney General's Office, Saint Paul, MN, for Defendants-Appellees


Peter Wright appeals the district court’s 1 dismissal of his civil action raising claims related to an unsuccessful action he brought in state court. After careful review of the record and the parties’ arguments on appeal, we conclude that dismissal was proper. See Mireles v. Waco, 502 U.S. 9, 11-12, 112 S.Ct. 286, 116 L.Ed.2d 9 (1991) (per curiam) (discussing judicial immunity); Harris v. Mo. Court of Appeals, 787 F.2d 427, 429 (8th Cir. 1986) (stating that state courts possess Eleventh Amendment immunity). Accordingly, we affirm. See 8th Cir. R. 47B.


1.   The Honorable John R. Tunheim, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, adopting the report and recommendations of the Honorable Steven E. Rau, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Minnesota.


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Docket No: No. 19-1480

Decided: October 07, 2019

Court: United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

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