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
Andrew Maxey v. United States
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-3299
Thomas Ingrassia v. Unknown Kim
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4110
United States v. Thompson  
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4436

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court's imposition of seven special conditions of supervised release. The special conditions were imposed after revocation of defendant's supervised release and new sentence after...

Foster v. Minnesota  
Date: April 20, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1177

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff filed a class action against Harne defendants under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging that the State's failure to share annual payments under a Settlement Agreement, where Minnesota released and forever discharged tobac...

Hill v. Accounts Receivable Services, LLC  
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 16-4356

Justia Opinion Summary: The Eighth Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment for Accounts Receivable in an action under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. 1692 et seq. The court held that the district court...

United States v. Nicholas Salinas
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2063
The Paddock, LLC v. Bennett  
Date: April 19, 2018
Docket Number: 17-6025

Justia Opinion Summary: The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel affirmed the bankruptcy court's orders confirming debtors' chapter 13 plan. In order for the anti-modification provisions of 8 U.S.C. 1322(b)(2) to apply, creditors' claim must both be secu...

United States v. Trae Bell
Date: April 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-2727
HIP, Inc. v. Hormel Foods Corp.  
Date: April 18, 2018
Docket Numbers: 16-3679, 16-3872

Justia Opinion Summary: Unitherm filed suit against Hormel, alleging that Hormel wrongfully terminated a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) and breached a Mutual Confidential Disclosure Agreement (MCDA). Hormel counterclaimed and alleged that Un...

HIP, Inc. FKA Unitherm Food Sy v. Hormel Foods Corporation
Date: April 18, 2018
Docket Number: 16-3872
United States v. Fernando Hernandez-Beltran
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1033
United States v. Arthur Powell
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-1349
United States v. Fernando Hernandez-Beltran
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2120
Randolph Rabbe v. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc
Date: April 17, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2404
Lance Gerald Milliman v. Nancy A. Berryhill
Date: April 16, 2018
Docket Number: 17-2719