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Encyclopedia > United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit is a federal court with appellate jurisdiction over the following United States district courts:

The court is based at the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in Saint Louis, Missouri.


Judges

The judges on the court (as of December 3, 2004) are:

  • Chief Judge James B. Loken, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Circuit Judge Roger Leland Wollman, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Circuit Judge Morris Sheppard Arnold, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Circuit Judge Diana E. Murphy, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Circuit Judge Kermit Edward Bye, Fargo, North Dakota
  • Circuit Judge William J. Riley, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Circuit Judge Michael Joseph Melloy, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Circuit Judge Lavenski R. Smith, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Circuit Judge Steven M. Colloton, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Circuit Judge Raymond W. Gruender, Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Circuit Judge William Duane Benton, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Senior Circuit Judge Donald Pomery Lay, Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Senior Circuit Judge Gerald William Heaney, Duluth, Minnesota
  • Senior Circuit Judge Myron H. Bright, Fargo, North Dakota
  • Senior Circuit Judge Donald Roe Ross, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Senior Circuit Judge Theodore McMillian, Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Senior Circuit Judge John R. Gibson, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Senior Circuit Judge George Gardner Fagg, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Senior Circuit Judge Pasco Middleton Bowman II, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Senior Circuit Judge Frank J. Magill, Fargo, North Dakota
  • Senior Circuit Judge C. Arlen Beam, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Senior Circuit Judge David Rasmussen Hansen, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

(Here circuit judges and senior circuit judges are listed in order of seniority.)


No judgeships are vacant.


External links

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (http://www.ca8.uscourts.gov)
  • Recent opinions from FindLaw (http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?court=8th&navby=year&year=recent)
  • Federal Judicial Center (http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf/usca_08_frm?OpenFrameSet)

  Results from FactBites:
 
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (845 words)
Caldwell was appointed as a circuit judge for the Eighth Circuit in 1890 by Benjamin Harrison.
The Eighth Circuit is the most Republican Court of Appeals in the nation, with 9 of its 11 active judges (82%) appointed by Republican Presidents.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, however, is a majority-Clinton court, with 7 of its entire 13 active judges appointed during his two terms as President.
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (652 words)
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Cotteral was appointed to the bench of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in 1928 by Calvin Coolidge.
Reassigned on June 16, 1891 to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit by the Judiciary Act of 1891
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