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
Dennis Thomas Thompson v. Nancy A. Berryhill
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2111
Walter Engelhardt v. Qwest Corporation
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2492
Ronald Buckler v. United States
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-2567
United States v. Thomas Robert Page
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3658
Darren Holter v. United States
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3734
Corrie Nelson v. USAble Mutual Insurance Co.
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1439
United States v. Martin Avalos-Rico
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1564
United States v. Dashown Keys
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2183
United States v. Robert Odell
Date: March 22, 2019
Docket Number: 18-2684
United States v. Everett Mack, III
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 17-3539
Pacheco v. Honeywell International Inc.  
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Numbers: 18-1006, 18-1294

Justia Opinion Summary: Former employees of Honeywell, who retired before age 65 during the terms of Honeywell's 2007 and 2010 collective bargaining agreements (CBAs), filed a class action alleging that Honeywell's announced plan to terminate e...

Blanco De Guevara v. Barr  
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1080

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eighth Circuit denied a petition for review of the BIA's decision affirming the IJ's denial of petitioner's application for asylum, withholding of removal, and protection under the Convention Against Torture (CAT). T...

Augustine Pacheco v. Honeywell International Inc.
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1294
Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust Co. v. Mako One Corp.  
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1298

Justia Opinion Summary: After Mako acquired a historic building with intentions to restore it using state and federal historic tax credits, it retained the law firm of Winthrop & Weinstine to draft the tax credit bond. CRBT then retained Winthr...

United States v. Fogg  
Date: March 21, 2019
Docket Number: 18-1676

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eighth Circuit affirmed defendant's conviction for possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and possession of an unregistered firearm. The court held that defendant's failure to file a timely pretrial motion un...