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United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

Rudy STANKO, Individually, and on Behalf of Similarly Situated Cattle Ranchers on the Pine Ridge Reservation and Border Towns, Plaintiff - Appellant v. SOUTH DAKOTA STATE BRAND BOARD; Jake Schofield, Individually and in His Official Capacity as South Dakota State Brand Inspector; Philip Livestock Auction; Thor Roseth, Individually and as Owner of the Philip Livestock Auction; Defendants 1x Through 4x, Individually, Will Be Named After Discovery, Defendants - Appellees

No. 18-1791

Decided: December 26, 2018

Before LOKEN, BOWMAN, and GRASZ, Circuit Judges. Rudy Butch Stanko, Gordon, NE, pro se. Robert L. Morris, II, Belle Fourche, SD, Michael W. Strain, Strain & Morman, Sturgis, SD, for Defendants - Appellees.


Rudy Stanko appeals from the order of the District Court 1 dismissing his civil action for lack of standing. We have reviewed the record and considered the parties' arguments, and we affirm for the reasons stated by the District Court. See Hughes v. City of Cedar Rapids, 840 F.3d 987, 991 (8th Cir. 2016) (“This court reviews standing determinations de novo.”). See 8th Cir. R. 47B. We deny Stanko's pending motion.


1.   The Honorable Jeffrey L. Viken, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of South Dakota.


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