Appellate Law News and Insights

How To Appeal A Case To The United States Court Of Appeals For The Eighth Circuit?

Published: Feb 23, 2024
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The Eighth Circuit is a federal appellate court that covers federal courts in Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Let's say you just lost a civil lawsuit in one of the federal district courts in the Eighth Circuit. You may consider challenging that loss through an appeal....

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Supreme Court Oral Argument Signals Chevron Deference Is Running On Fumes

Published: Feb 21, 2024
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On January 17, the United States Supreme Court heard more than three hours of oral argument on whether Chevron deference—the doctrine that requires courts to defer to an agency's reasonable interpretation of an ambiguous statute—should be abandoned or modified. The argument suggests a substantial possibility that the doctrine may be modified, if...

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PSA Well Permit Dispute Makes Its Way To The Texas Supreme Court

Published: Feb 19, 2024
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Contacted at his seaside villa, Captain Renault exclaimed his shock that Elsie and Adrian Opiela are asking the Texas Supreme Court to review questions surrounding the Railroad Commission's approval of a drilling permit for a Production Sharing Agreement well. The Commission's "65% Rule" for multi-tract horizontal wells is invalid because...

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