Eighth Circuit US Court of Appeals Case Law

Established in 1868, the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit holds appellate jurisdiction over courts in the following districts:

The court is based in St. Louis, Missouri and encompassed at one time almost all the land included in the Louisiana Purchase. Congress passed a statute in 1929 dividing the Eighth Circuit, placing Wyoming, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Kansas, and Oklahoma into a new Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Learn more about the history and the judges who have served on the Eighth Circuit by visiting the Eighth Circuit Historical Society.

Browse Opinions From the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


Recent Decisions From the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Qwinstar Corp. v. Anthony  
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-4517, 17-1809

Justia Opinion Summary: Qwinstar and Pro Logistics entered into an agreement wherein Qwinstar would purchase Pro Logistics and employ its owner for a term of five years. Qwinstar fired the owner a few months after the sale and filed suit allegi...

Winfrey v. Forrest City, Arkansas  
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1604

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's complaint that alleged claims related to his termination from the police department. The court held that plaintiff's retaliation claim, on its fac...

Qwinstar Corporation v. Curtis Anthony
Date: February 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1809
United States v. Gregory Wieskamp
Date: February 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1463
United States v. Antonio Thomas
Date: February 14, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4524
United States v. Michael Sheehan
Date: February 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2197
United States v. Joseph Henderson
Date: February 14, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2390
United States v. William Thomas
Date: February 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1129
Estelean Dodge v. Hartford Life & Accident
Date: February 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1417
Hector Morales-Tigu v. Jefferson B. Sessions, III
Date: February 13, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1697
United States v. Camron Pete, Jr.
Date: February 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4152
Timothy Watkins v. Brad Perkins
Date: February 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1598
Jeffrey Miller v. Nancy Berryhill
Date: February 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2043
United States v. Jose Victor
Date: February 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2322
United States v. Daniel Loza-Ramirez
Date: February 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2465