United States Eighth Circuit - June 2010 Opinion Summaries

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McCabe v. Parker

United States Eighth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Remedies
In an action based on plaintiffs' arrest for trespass and subjection to a strip and visual body cavity search in the course of their protest at the...
06/30/2010 09-1185

Progressive Ins. Co. v. McDonough

United States Eighth Circuit
Contracts, Criminal Law & Procedure, Insurance Law
In an action against an insurance company for policy proceeds arising out of a car accident, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where the...
06/28/2010 09-2520

US v. Mitchell

United States Eighth Circuit
Bankruptcy Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's bankruptcy fraud sentence is affirmed where, in a complicated proceeding such as this, the district court must reasonably approximate the...
06/28/2010 09-3161

US v. Cochrane

United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's sentence for aiding and abetting the possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine is vacated where, although the district court...
06/28/2010 09-2191

US v. Robinson

United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's sentence for possession of a firearm as a previously convicted felon is vacated where the district court clearly erred in finding that...
06/24/2010 09-1925

US v. Shafer

United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
Defendant's drug conspiracy conviction is affirmed where: 1) a typical person would have understood the exchange between defendant and an officer to...
06/24/2010 09-2309

US v. Adamson

United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence, Sentencing
Defendants' convictions and sentences for conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and...
06/24/2010 09-2185

Jones v. Nat'l. Am. Univ.

United States Eighth Circuit
Civil Rights, Education Law, Evidence, Labor & Employment Law
In an action alleging that a university failed to promote plaintiff in violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), judgment for...
06/23/2010 09-3007

Thach v. Tiger Corp.

United States Eighth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Injury & Tort Law, International Law, Product Liability
(Industry: Manufacturing)

In a negligence, products liability, and breach of warranty action against the Japanese manufacturer of a rice cooker which allegedly caused a fire at...
06/23/2010 09-2940

US v. Pazour

United States Eighth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm is affirmed where: 1) defendant's claim of sentencing error was subject to...
06/22/2010 10-1456