A man whose conviction in a Missouri sports editor's death was overturned after spending nearly a decade in prison is closer to seeing his civil lawsuit go to trial. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals had directed Laughrey to clarify the immunity issue after she rejected the officer's request to dismiss Ferguson's lawsuit.
On January 11, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reversed an Iowa federal district court's dismissal of the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association 's complaint and entered judgment in favor of PCMA on its ERISA express preemption claims, conclusively terminating the litigation in PCMA's favor. The Eighth Circu […]
Father-and-son egg executives have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court their Iowa conviction for selling adulterated food after eggs from their Iowa farms were linked to a 2010 salmonella outbreak that sickened thousands. Austin "Jack" DeCoster, 83, of Turner, Maine, and Peter DeCoster, 53, of Clarion, Iowa, filed a petition for writ of certiorari w […]
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