8th Circuit Court

Trials & Litigation

Federal jury awards $491M in trial over prepaid funeral scheme

Criminal Justice

Suspended lawyer gets 5 years in money-laundering case; man who gave him the money gets 30 months

Entertainment & Sports Law

Federal judge: NFL commissioner and arbitrator erred in suspending ex-Vikings player Adrian Peterson

Law Professors

Res judicata bars bias suit by convicted law prof, 8th Circuit rules

White-Collar Crime

Former judge pleads guilty, admits taking bribe to cut jury verdict from $5.2M to $1M

White-Collar Crime

Judge blasts disbarred lawyer for paying no restitution in $837K client fraud, gives her 4-year max

Criminal Justice

Law grad convicted of bank robbery gets another 45 years in related state case

Labor & Employment

EEOC sues Honeywell, says wellness program medical testing violates ADA

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred lawyer takes plea in federal wire-fraud case, agrees to pay $837K restitution

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred lawyer who stole from his own mother and others gets 44 months in federal prison

Criminal Justice

Lawyer who robbed 3 banks and shot state trooper gets 24 years

Death Penalty

Missouri carries out its 8th execution this year; four SCOTUS justices would have granted stay

Real Estate & Property Law

Woman sues after family dies at local Home Depot in Joplin tornado; retailer cites ‘act of God’

Media & Communications Law

Jesse Ventura wins $1.8M in actual-malice defamation trial over best-selling memoir

Trials & Litigation

2 lawyers who rejected $9.5M attorney fee in Prempro case will get $21.8M

Criminal Justice

8th Circuit rejects argument to dismiss federal child pornography indictment involving morphed image

Constitutional Law

Inmate takes $4K settlement in suit alleging he was denied a toothbrush

Criminal Justice

Lawyer pleads guilty in 3 bank robberies, admits shooting state trooper

Criminal Justice

Paralegal takes federal plea in fake-bribery case

White-Collar Crime

Attorney convicted of laundering proceeds from marijuana operation