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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

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Negligence: Legal Malpractice – Standing – Bankruptcy

Where a bankruptcy estate claimant and a trustee brought adversary complaints against a law firm alleging legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duties owed to a client, the bankruptcy court’s judgment in favor of the trustee and the district court’s ...

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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Criminal law

Bankruptcy fraud; intent   08-1043 United States of America, Appellee, v. Cyril J. Bauer, Appellant 08-1209 United States of America, Appellee, v. Rae Orene Bauer, Appellant Appeals From: U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota Submitted: Nov. 11, 2008 ...

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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Corporate

Investment losses; undisclosed waiver   08-1349 Glenn D. Abbotts; Steven Beigel; Alyn Bell; Michael Cetta; Andrew R. Cherna; Richard Cooper; Stewart W. Evey; Timothy J. Hanratty; F. Scott Jackson; Jeffrey Kaufman; Anis Keywood; Gerald Moreland; James T. Reilley; Rick Starr, ...

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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Social Security

Disability benefits: denial   08-1172 Steven T. Owen, Appellant, v. Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, Appellee Appeal From: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa Submitted: Sept. 24, 2008 Filed: Dec. 29, 2008 Before: Judges Wollman, ...

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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Criminal law

Testimony; Fifth Amendment   07-3760 United States of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Cheryl Moten, Defendant-Appellant Appeal From: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas Submitted: June 10, 2008 Filed: Dec. 24, 2008 Before: Judges Loken, Ebel and Colloton Opinion ...

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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Criminal law

Sentencing; violent felony definition   07-1788 United States of America, Appellee, v. Mark B. Davidson, Appellant Appeal From: U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri Submitted: Dec. 12, 2007 Filed: Dec. 30, 2008 Before: Judges Riley, Colloton and ...

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Corporate: Securities Fraud – Insufficient Pleading – Scienter

Where plaintiffs who brought a securities fraud class action against Centene Corporation and several officers failed to show that the defendants had misrepresented a material fact or acted with scienter, the district court properly dismissed the action under the elevated ...

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