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The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (in case citations, 8th Cir.) is a United States federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts:


Eastern District of Arkansas
Western District of Arkansas
Northern District of Iowa
Southern District of Iowa
District of Minnesota
Eastern District of Missouri
Western District of Missouri
District of Nebraska
District of North Dakota
District of South Dakota



The court is composed of eleven active judges and is based at the Thomas F. Eagleton United States Courthouse in St. Louis, Missouri. It is one of thirteen United States courts of appeals. In 1929 Congress passed a statute dividing the Eighth Circuit that placed Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Missouri, and Arkansas in the Eighth Circuit and created a Tenth Circuit that included Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Kansas, and Oklahoma.

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Duggar's latest lawsuit, filed Friday in state court, essentially mirrors claims he made in a federal lawsuit thrown out by a judge last year. The newest ... of Information Act. The federal case by the four sisters continues on appeal at the 8th Circuit Court regarding who among the defendants can be sued.
In 1969, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in Iowa ruled in Tinker v. Des Moines that "First Amendment rights, applied in light of the special characteristics of the school environment, are available to teachers and students. It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional ...

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled against porn publisher Larry Flynt and his fight to gain access to information about how Missouri executes its prisoners. Flynt sought to compel state officials to make public the medical qualifications of some members of the team used by the Missouri Department of ...
The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals granted her request for a stay in an Environmental Protection Agency plan to reduce haze in the scenic national forests and Buffalo River areas by requiring scrubbers on coal-burning ... The stay will give the federal agency time to review state ideas on pollution control.
He has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, federal 5th and 8th Circuit appellate courts, federal courts in the Eastern, Northern and ... to practice in the U.S. District Courts of the Eastern District of Texas and the Western District of Arkansas and the federal Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
In a 2-1 opinion released Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals wrote that Bucklew had not suggested a less-painful or less-risky method of execution, a step that is required by earlier court opinions. The panel heard the case in a special session because of the scheduled ...

The district court dismissed the case with prejudice in March 2015; two years later, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed that decision. ... Later in January a federal judge in Minnesota granted class certification to an investors' lawsuit also brought over Infuse, covering anyone who bought MDT shares ...
After a decade of lawsuits, appeals and legal reviews, the National Indian Gaming Commission said in November that the tribe can put a casino on 5 acres of land ... He challenged the gaming commission's decision that the Carter Lake site qualifies as Ponca "restored lands'' after the tribe regained federal ...
Federal 7th Circuit Court of Appeals judges heard oral arguments in a discrimination and fair housing last week case involving an openly gay elderly woman and Glen Saint ... Lowey said, although precedent sident was not set in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, it was set in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.
President Donald Trump on Monday nominated a Hennepin County judge and a Minneapolis private attorney to fill two Minnesota federal court vacancies ... law firm Greene Espel, focusing on business and employment litigation, and previously clerked for Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Donald Lay.

The Indian Child Welfare Act lawsuit filed in Rapid City's federal court almost five years ago is going to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. A three-judge panel is hearing oral arguments in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, Feb. 12. In March 2013, the Rosebud and Oglala Sioux Tribes, as well as tribal parents, ...
But Stras now represents part of a new chapter being analyzed by court-watchers: his is the first federal appellate nomination to advance over the objection of a home-state ... At times, he doubted whether he would ever join the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, which covers Minnesota and six other states.
The Eight Circuit Court of Appeals recently weighed in on the extent to which a debtor must search for "known" creditors in order to provide sufficient notice of its bankruptcy and satisfy due process. In Dahlin v. Lyondell Chemical Co., ___ F.3d ___ (8th Cir. Jan. 26, 2018), the Eighth Circuit determined that a ...
Judge Ralph Erickson, from right, with wife Michele and daughters Elizabeth and Hannah attends a Red Mass on Thursday, March 8, at Sts. Anne & Joachim Church. Erickson was appointed to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals and the traditional mass is said to provide guidance and good counsel for legal ...
After a decade of lawsuits, appeals and legal reviews, the National Indian Gaming Commission said in November that the tribe can put a casino on 5 acres of land ... He challenged the gaming commission's decision that the Carter Lake site qualifies as Ponca "restored lands" after the tribe regained federal ...
FARGO, N.D. -- In a ceremonial robing, Judge Ralph Erickson has taken a position on the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals. He was sworn in during a ceremonial investiture Friday. After 24 years serving as a federal judge, Erickson has presided over nearly 500 cases. He says the job wasn't always his ...
Following a court's dismissal of the case in January, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a motion for the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear its argument that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration illegally altered sleep apnea screening guidelines for truck ...


 

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