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What's New

New Chief Judge for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

On March 11, 2017, Judge Lavenski R. Smith succeeded Judge William Jay Riley as Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. He is the first African American to serve as the Court’s Chief Judge. You can read more about Chief Judge Smith at this link.

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