United States Eighth Circuit - January 2008 Opinion Summaries

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US v. Foster

United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A sentence for knowingly and intentionally possessing pseudoephedrine, knowing the pseudoephedrine would be used to manufacture methamphetamine, is...
01/31/2008 07-1217

Rush v. Wyeth

United States Eighth Circuit
Drugs & Biotech, Evidence, Health Law, Injury & Tort Law, Product Liability
(Industry: Manufacturing)

In a case which is part of multi-district litigation (MDL) on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) alleging that defendant's products, Premarin and...
01/31/2008 07-1822

Guled v. Mukasey

United States Eighth Circuit
Immigration Law
Somalian native's petition for review of a denial of a final order of removal, and a denial of his motion to reopen and reconsider, is denied over...
01/31/2008 07-168, 07-2339

White v. McKinley

United States Eighth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In an action brought following plaintiff's prosecution, conviction, re-prosecution, and eventual acquittal for the alleged molestation of his adopted...
01/30/2008 07-1002, 07-1166

US v. Huff

United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm is vacated and remanded where, in light of Rita v. US, 127 S.Ct. 2456 (2007), the district...
01/30/2008 07-1500

US v. Greene

United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A sentence imposed following defendant's guilty plea to possessing with intent to distribute cocaine base is vacated where, in light of Rita v. US,...
01/30/2008 07-1479

Eckert v. Titan Tire Corp.

United States Eighth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Contracts, ERISA, Labor & Employment Law
In an action claiming that defendant miscalculated the amount of pension benefits plaintiff was entitled to receive, wherein defendant raised a...
01/29/2008 07-1092

US v. Hill

United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A sentence for conspiracy to defraud and bank fraud is affirmed over a challenge to the reasonableness of an upward departure.
01/29/2008 07-1730

US v. Taken Alive

United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
A conviction and sentence voluntary manslaughter, assault with a dangerous weapon, and assault resulting in serious bodily injury, are affirmed over...
01/29/2008 07-1638

Schumacher v. Cargill Meat Solutions Corp.

United States Eighth Circuit
Agriculture, Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Commercial Law
(Industry: Food & Beverage)

In order to prove a violation of the Packers and Stockyards Act section 202(e), a plaintiff must show that a packer intentionally committed unlawful...
01/29/2008 07-1586, 07-1588, 07-1590