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
Joel Marvin Munt v. Nanette Larson
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3371
United States v. Michael Davis
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3439
Kasib Bilal v. IDS Property Casualty Ins. Co.
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3575
United States v. Jason Eisenach
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3781
Anantkumar Patel v. Jefferson B. Sessions, III
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1471
Brian Lerbakken v. Sieloff and Associates
Date: October 16, 2018
Docket Number: 18-6018
Karels v. Storz  
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2527

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court's denial of qualified immunity to a police officer in an action brought by plaintiff under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that the officer used excessive force in violation of her...

United States v. Ryan McMillan
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1248
Frank Bohrn v. Warden R. Marques
Date: October 15, 2018
Docket Number: 18-2353
United States v. Long
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 16-1419
Faulkner v. Douglas County  
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1387

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for DCDC in an action alleging claims of gender, age, and disability discrimination under state and federal civil rights laws. Plaintiff, a 56 ye...

United States v. Deangelo Grant
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2846
Quiles v. Johnson  
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3055

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for defendant in an action alleging that plaintiff's injuries were caused by defendant's negligence in driving a tractor trailer truck. The court...

Michael Smith v. Republic Services, Inc.
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 17-3327
Larry Davis v. Brian Daniel
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-1903