8th Circuit Court
210 ABA Journal 8th Circuit Court articles.
A Jan. 5 federal appeals decision is getting some attention because of concurrences suggesting that the U.S. Supreme Court should revisit its abortion decisions.
Jan 19, 2021 12:34 PM CST
Medicaid patients don’t have a right to sue over a state’s decision to end Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood, the en banc 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans ruled Monday.
Nov 25, 2020 11:13 AM CST
A wave of Election Day litigation did not materialize Tuesday, even as President Donald Trump vowed to take voting cases to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Nov 4, 2020 10:44 AM CST
Drive-thru votes can be counted in Texas, 2 courts say
The Texas Supreme Court and a federal judge in Houston have refused to stop the counting of nearly 127,000 votes…
Nov 2, 2020 4:36 PM CST
A federal judge in Kansas City, Missouri, can’t sentence a defendant after telling him that the federal judicial system “sucks,” and he probably would get less time if he opted for trial instead of a guilty plea, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Sep 14, 2020 11:18 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled against a grand juror who wanted to correct the record after a prosecutor discussed evidence in the 2014 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old Black man, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Aug 19, 2020 2:36 PM CDT
Abortion restrictions should be evaluated under a new approach as a result of a June opinion by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., a federal appeals court said Friday.
Aug 10, 2020 12:07 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a man for threatening a federal judge in a phone call with his lawyers.
Jul 28, 2020 11:42 AM CDT
DOJ engaged in ‘highly irregular conduct,’ says amicus appointee in Michael Flynn case
The U.S. Department of Justice “engaged in highly irregular conduct to benefit a political ally of the…
Jun 10, 2020 4:01 PM CDT
8th Circuit allows Arkansas to ban most surgical abortions during pandemic
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at St. Louis has allowed Arkansas to enforce its ban on surgical…
Apr 23, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
The ABA has filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reaffirm that courts must look to “prevailing professional norms” when assessing lawyers’ performance in ineffective assistance cases.
Feb 28, 2020 10:28 AM CST
A federal judge in Missouri has refused to approve a consent decree that would have limited state public defenders to no more than 173.3 hours worth of cases each month, a standard that is based on a 40-hour workweek.
Jan 30, 2020 2:30 PM CST
An equity partner at Armstrong Teasdale can’t sue under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act for his ouster under a mandatory retirement policy, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Dec 4, 2019 2:47 PM CST
A ban on harassing panhandling in Arkansas is likely unconstitutional, and enforcement of the law may be banned statewide, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Nov 7, 2019 12:36 PM CST
A federal appeals court has rejected a lawyer’s challenge to North Dakota’s procedures for collecting mandatory bar dues.
Sep 3, 2019 1:52 PM CDT
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