Dodson v. Univ. of Arkansas for Med. Sci., 09-1659
In an action claiming that a university's refusal to allow plaintiff control over the disposition of embryos created by plaintiff and her ex-husband violated her constitutional rights and breached an implied contract, dismissal of the action is affirmed where plaintiff's claims complained of injuries caused by state-court judgments rendered before the district court proceedings commenced, and thus the action was barred by the Rooker-Feldman doctrine.
- Submitted 12/18/2009
- Decided 04/02/2010
- Published 04/02/2010
- PER CURIAM., Before RILEY, Chief Judge,WOLLMAN, and MELLOY, Circuit Judges.
- United States Eighth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Richard Christopher Madison, argued, Little Rock, AR, for appellant.
- For Appellees:
- John Jarrod Russell, argued, for appellee Dr. Jackson O. Lay., Elizabeth Smith, argued, Little Rock, AR (Jeffrey Alan Bell, on the brief) for Defendants-Appellees.