16 hrs ago
Minnesota home care union drive can proceed, appeals court says
A federal appeals court lifted a legal obstacle Thursday to a unionization effort affecting thousands of Minnesota home day care operators.
20 hrs ago
Appeals Panel Lets Minnesota Union Drive Proceed
A federal appeals court has lifted a legal obstacle to a unionization effort affecting thousands of Minnesota home day care operators.
23 hrs ago
St. Cloud Times
Appeals panel lets day care union drive proceedAppeals panel lets day ...
Appeals panel lets day care union drive proceed Court lifts a legal obstacle to an effort affecting thousands of home day care operators Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/07/31/appeals-panel-day-care-union-drive-proceed/13405691/ A federal appeals court has lifted a legal obstacle to a ... (more)
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Courthouse News Service
Cops Not Responsible for Hypothermia Death
Cops who dropped off an intoxicated man at a rural highway off-ramp in freezing temperatures are not responsible for his eventual death from hypothermia, ruled the 8th Circuit ruled.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Appeals court upholds priest's sentence
A federal appeals court has upheld the 50-year prison sentence for a former Kansas City priest convicted on child pornography charges.
Crain's Cleveland Business
Bureau of Workersand#8217; Compensation agrees to pay as much as $420 million in settlement
The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has settled its long-standing legal dispute with a group of small business owners.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Arkansas continues defending 12-week abortion ban
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is continuing to defend the state's 12-week abortion ban to a federal appeals court, arguing the state has a legitimate interest in barring the procedure at that point in a woman's pregnancy.
8th Circuit to Determine Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim
The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska has certified a question for interlocutory appeal to the Eighth Circuit in the case of Bussing v.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Hearing set in Hebrew National lawsuit
A motion to dismiss the lawsuit charging that Hebrew National hot dogs are not "100% kosher," as widely advertised over the years, will be heard July 31 in Dakota County District Court - where the lawsuit was originally filed in 2012.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Perspectives: An Executive Compensation, Benefits & Human Resources...
This issue of Perspectives focuses on recent ERISA fiduciary and tax decisions-three from the U.S. Supreme Court and one from the Eighth Circuit-which have special importance to plan sponsors and plan fiduciaries.
Courthouse News Service
Actor Properly Convicted for Bloody 'Play' Shootout
An actor who fired live gunshot rounds into a crowd during a charity event, and then lied to the police about it, was properly convicted, the 8th Circuit ruled.
8th Circuit rejects argument to dismiss federal child pornography indictment involving morphed image
A child pornography distribution indictment stands for a Nebraska man who digitally edited a photo of a naked adult woman having sex, replaced her face with that of an 11-year-old girl and sent the girl the photo.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Courthouse News Service
Massive Hallmark Trade Secret Award Affirmed
The 8th Circuit upheld a $31 million award for Hallmark against a company that stole its trade secrets and launched a massive cover-up to hide its wrongdoing.
Eighth Circuit Rules Multiple Drowning Constitutes One Occurrence
In its recent decision in Fellowship of Christian Athletes v. AXIS Ins. Co ., 2014 U.S. App.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Wagner case decision
This past February Paul wrote about the case of Teresa Wagner v. Carolyn Jones, Dean of the University of Iowa College of Law in this post .
Woman Who Sued University of Iowa Law School Receives New Trial
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this week that Teresa Wagner will receive a new trial in the case against the University of Iowa law school , according to The Des Moines Register.
The Plain Dealer
Appeals court orders judge to re-sentence ex-deputy court clerk Mark Lime, convicted of stealing fees
An appellate court has ordered a judge to re-sentence a former Cuyahoga County deputy clerk who was shipped to prison for five years for fleecing court-related fees.
Judge re-schedules trial for accused serial killer Michael Madison to November
The trial of accused serial killer Michael Madison, originally set to begin next week, has been pushed back tentatively to November.
Missouri execution delayed after late stay granted
A Missouri execution has been delayed until at least midday Wednesday after a federal judge granted a last-minute stay.