United States Eighth Circuit - August 2008 Opinion Summaries

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Martinez v. City of St. Louis
United States Eighth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Government Law, Labor & Employment Law
In a suit brought by unsuccessful white applicants for entry level firefighter positions alleging they were victims of unlawful reverse racial...
08/26/2008 06-3554
In re: Porter
United States Eighth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Civil Rights, Debt Collection, Judgement Enforcement, Labor & Employment Law
In a bankruptcy case, a ruling excepting from discharge a judgment debt that appellee had obtained against debtor in an employment retaliation case is...
08/26/2008 07-3387
US v. Herron
United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Sentencing
A conviction and sentence for assault with a dangerous weapon is affirmed over claims that the district court erred by: 1) denying a request to submit...
08/26/2008 07-2606
Mamot Feed Lot & Trucking v. Hobson
United States Eighth Circuit
Banking Law, Civil Procedure, Class Actions, Corp. Governance, Corporation & Enterprise Law
In a class action raising federal usury and antitying claims against a bank, its holding company, and various shareholders, officers, and employees of...
08/26/2008 07-3129
JCB, Inc. v. Union Planters Bank, N.A.
United States Eighth Circuit
Banking Law, Commercial Law, Debt Collection, Injury & Tort Law, Property Law & Real Estate, Remedies
In an action against defendant-bank seeking a declaratory judgment and damages for trespass and conversion for unilateral removal and sale of...
08/26/2008 07-2968
US v. Jones
United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A sentence for distributing cocaine base (crack cocaine) within 1000 feet of a protected location is affirmed where there was no clear error with...
08/26/2008 07-1772
Swift & Co. v. Elias Farms, Inc.
United States Eighth Circuit
Agriculture, Commercial Law, Contracts
(Industry: Food & Beverage)

In a contract action involving contracts with defendants-hog producers for the supply of hogs, summary judgment against plaintiff on its contract...
08/25/2008 07-2466
US v. Brown
United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
A 360-month sentence for a conspiracy drug offense involving distribution of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute and distribution of...
08/25/2008 08-1102
US v. Crissler
United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
A conviction for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, as well as a firearm offense, is affirmed over a claim that defendant...
08/25/2008 07-3495
Hinz v. Neuroscience, Inc.
United States Eighth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Contracts, Drugs & Biotech, Health Law, Remedies
In a diversity breach of contract suit wherein a jury returned a verdict for plaintiffs, grant of judgment as a matter of law for defendants on the...
08/22/2008 07-2694, 07-2699

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