These opinions were released by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Read More »
8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Digest: June 8, 2020
8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Digest: June 1, 2020
8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Digest: May 21, 2020
8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Digest: May 18, 2020
Intellectual Property: Trademark Infringement-Deceptive Trade Practice-Disgorgement
Where a party-bus company, which sued a competitor for trademark infringement and deceptive trade practices, challenged the denial of its requests for the disgorgement of profits and for attorneys’ fees, the district court properly denied the requests based on findings ...
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Insurance Law: Life Insurance Proceeds-Interspousal Agreement-Divorced Spouse
Where appellant filed an action against her ex-husband’s estate claiming that his life insurance proceeds belonged to her, the appellant’s designation as beneficiary was revoked since she did not show that the interspousal agreement or the final judgment expressly provided ...
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Immigration: Standard of Review-Deferral of Removal-Lack of Finding
Where a petitioner from Somalia claimed that the Board of Immigration Appeals improperly supplanted the immigration judge’s findings with its own after the immigration judge granted a waiver of inadmissibility and deferral of removal, there was no showing that the ...
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Where petitioners from Indonesia sought review of the denial of withholding of removal relief, the decision was supported by substantial evidence, so the denial of the motion to reopen was not an abuse of discretion. Petition denied. Tan v. Barr ...Read More »
Immigration: Asylum-Fear of Future Persecution
Where a petitioner from Mexico sought review of the denial of her applications for asylum and the withholding of removal, the petition is denied because the petitioner failed to establish a well-founded fear of future persecution and she also could ...
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Employment: Racial Discrimination-Retaliation-Equitable Relief
Where a doctor brought claims including racial discrimination and retaliation against his former employer, the employer did not waiver from its reason for termination, which was the doctor’s inability to get along with others, and the doctor did not show ...
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