Newsletter Articles
August 2018
Retirement: Judge Franklin L. Noel
Retirement: Judge Sarah W. Hays
New Magistrate Judge for Western District of Missouri: Lajuana M. Counts
120 Years of Judicial Legacy: Iowa’s Eighth Circuit Judges 1869-1989


July 2018
Empire in the Grasslands: The Eighth Circuit Before 1891


June 2018
In Memoriam: Judge John J. Connelly
Preserving Judicial History with Judges’ Papers


May 2018
In Memoriam: Judge Diana E. Murphy
In Memoriam: Judge Robert F. Fussell


April 2018
Judiciary 101 Youth Summit in Cedar Rapids
U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey Holds Court at De Smet Jesuit High School in St. Louis
Judge Daneta Wollmann Now Full- Time for District of South Dakota
Coming Soon Online: CRS Reports


March 2018
Panel of Female Circuit Executives Meet in Washington, D.C.
How Are Federal Court Records Archived?


February 2018
African American History Month Spotlight: Judge Theodore McMillian
Street Law Teacher Workshop
Govinfo to Replace FDsys


January 2018
New Judge for the Eighth Circuit: David R. Stras
Retirement: Kim P. Jones, Senior Staff Attorney, St. Louis
Incoming Senior Staff Attorney Danette E. Silva
New Interface for the PACER Case Locator


December 2017
New Judge for the Eighth Circuit: L. Steven Grasz
Judge Diana Murphy’s Portrait Ceremony
Judge G. Thomas Eisele: In Memoriam


November 2017
Retirement: Lyle E. Strom
Dinner Honors Arkansas' Women Appellate Judges


October 2017
New Judge for the Eighth Circuit: Ralph R. Erickson


September 2017
Retirement: Judge Carol E. Jackson
Retirement: Judge Arthur B. Federman
Judge Elsijane Trimble Roy Inducted into Hall of Fame

August 2017
Memorial: Judge Warren K. Urbom
New Magistrate Judge for Western District of Missouri: Willie J. Epps, Jr.
New Bankruptcy Judge for Western District of Missouri: Brian T. Fenimore

July 2017
Circuit Oral History Project

June 2017
Memorial: Judge Richard H. Battey
Retirement: Magistrate Judge F.A. Gossett III
New Magistrate Judge for the District of Nebraska

May 2017
Retirement:Judge Robert E. Larsen
In Celebration of Judge Barry S. Schermer
Law Day 2017: Thomas Eagleton Courthouse, St. Louis, Missouri

April 2017
In Memoriam: Judge Edward J. McManus

March 2017
New Chief Judge for the Court of Appeals

February 2017
Retirement: Judge Janie S. Mayeron
New Magistrate Judge for the District of Minnesota: David T. Schultz

January 2017
Senior Status: Judge Diana E. Murphy
In Memoriam: Judge Terry I. Adelman
New Magistrate Judge for the District of Nebraska: Susan M. Bazis
New Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Iowa: Kelly K.E. Mahoney

December 2016
In Memoriam: Judge Myron H. Bright
In Memoriam: Judge Miles W. Lord
In Memoriam: Judge Myles J. DeVine
Retirement: Judge Thomas D. Thalken
Retirement: Judge Jon S. Scoles

November 2016
Portrait Ceremony: Judge Michael J. Melloy
We Don’t Know What We Don’t Know

October 2016
Retirement: Judge Kermit E. Bye
Retirement: Judge Ronald E. Longstaff

September 2016
125th Anniversary of the U.S. Courts of Appeals
Timeline of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

August 2016
In Memoriam: Judge Harold D. Vietor
New Bankruptcy Judge for Northern District of Iowa: Maria L. Oxholm

July 2016
In Memoriam: Judge Scott O. Wright
New District Court Judge for Nebraska: Robert F. Rossiter, Jr.
New Citizens Welcomed During Independence Day Weekend

June 2016
Judge Schreier Receives Fred J. Nichol Award
125th Anniversary of the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Helena Federal Building Renamed for Judge Trieber
Eastern District of Missouri Judges Participate in Mini Law School for the Public

May 2016
Judge Catherine D. Perry Receives American Inns of Court Eighth Circuit Professionalism Award
Retirement: Judge Gregory F. Kishel
New Bankruptcy Judge for District of Minnesota: William J. Fisher
Hot Off the Press: United States District Courts and Judges of Arkansas, 1836-1960

April 2016
Judge Fleissig Receives Woman of the Year Award
Retirement: Judge Jeffrey J. Keyes
New Judge for District of South Dakota: Roberta A. Colton
New Magistrate Judge for District of Minnesota: Katherine M. Menendez
Omaha Branch Librarian to run Public Library
Judge Heaney Display Becomes Permanent

March 2016
In Memoriam: Judge George G. Fagg
New Assistant Circuit Executive for Space and Facilities: Lee LeBoeuf
New Library Technician: Norm Rosenbaum

February 2016
New Judge for Southern District of Iowa: Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger
New District Judge for the Northern District of Iowa: Leonard T. Strand
New Magistrate Judge for the Northern District of Iowa: C.J. Williams

January 2016
New Judge for District of Minnesota: Wilhelmina M. Wright
Project HERO Tree in St. Louis Library

November/December 2015
In Memoriam: Judge Donald J. Stohr
Retirement: Judge Robert T. Dawson
Retirement: Chief Magistrate Judge Thomas C. Mummert III
New Magistrate Judge for Eastern District of Missouri: Patricia L. Cohen
Retirement: Jan Lecocq, Library Technician
New Library Technician in Fargo: Kelsey Schmidt

September/October 2015
New Judge for Western District of Missouri: Roseann A. Ketchmark
Portrait Ceremony: Judge James B. Loken
Portrait Ceremony: Judge Kermit E. Bye
Judge Morris S. Arnold elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

July/August 2015
In Memoriam: Judge George G. Fagg
In Memoriam: Judge Donald O’Brien
In Memoriam: Judge Dwight “Dewey” Kautzmann
New Magistrate Judge for Eastern District of Arkansas: Tricia Harris
New Clerk of Court for Western District of Arkansas: Douglas F. Young
New Circuit Librarian: Eric W. Brust
Fargo Branch Librarian to Retire

May/June 2015
Judge Bright's Brown Bag Program
Former Circuit Librarian To Be Inducted into AALL Hall of Fame
New Library Technician in Des Moines: Lacey Partlow

 
March/April 2015
Retirement: Magistrate Judge Terry L. Adelman
Retirement: Magistrate Judge David H. Young
New Part-Time Magistrate Judge for District of Minnesota: Jon T. Huseby
New Part-Time Magistrate Judge for District of South Dakota: Daneta Wollmann
In Her Honor: A Celebration of Minnesota Women in the Law
Circuit Librarian Ann Fessenden Retirement Reception
Judge Baker Writes for Judges’ Journal: Legal Advocate Justice Richard B. Teitelman, Civil Rights Pioneer Frankie Muse Freeman, and Mental Health Courts

January/February 2015
Circuit Librarian Retires
Judge Bright Publishes Autobiography
Retirement: Judge Ross A. Walters
New Judge for W.D. of Missouri: Stephen F. Bough
Judge Senechal Now Full-time Magistrate Judge
New Magistrate Judge for S.D. of Iowa: Stephen B. Jackson
New Magistrate Judge for E.D. of Missouri: John M. Bodenhausen

November/December 2014
Judge Kermit Bye to Take Senior Status
Retirement: Judge James R. Marschewski
Retirement: Judge Karen K. Klein
Retirement: Judge Audrey R. Evans
New Magistrate Judge for W.D. of Arkansas: Mark E. Ford
New Bankruptcy Judge for Eastern & Western Districts of Arkansas: Phyllis M. Jones
New Magistrate Judge for District of Minnesota: Becky R. Thorson
New Librarian in St. Louis: Erica Millspaugh
Project HERO Tree in St. Louis
September/October 2014
Memorial Session for Judge John R. Gibson
Retirement: Judge Jeanne Graham
Retirement: Judge John E. Simko
Full-time Magistrate Judge for District of South Dakota
Eastern District of Missouri Publishes Court's History
Circuit Librarian to retire in April 2015
225th Anniversary of the Federal Judiciary Act of 1789


July/August 2014
New Judge for E.D. of Missouri: White
New Judge for D. of Minnesota: Bowbeer
Magistrate Judge Klein retires
New Clerk for E.D. Missouri
2nd Annual Spirit Lake Reservation Trip
Retirement of Jim Voelker


May/June 2014
In Memoriam: Judge John R. Gibson
In Memoriam: Judge Calvin C. Hamilton
Disability Justice Project in Minnesota


March/April 2014
Eighth Circuit holds memorial for Judge Ross
In Memoriam: Judge James G. Mixon
Judge James M. Moody, Sr. retires
New Judge for E.D. of Arkansas: James M. Moody, Jr.
New Judge for W.D. of Arkansas: Timothy L. Brooks
New Judge for W.D. of Missouri: M. Douglas Harpool
New Magistrate Judge for E.D. of Missouri: Abbie Crites-Leoni


January/February 2014
Judge Wright receives commemorative flag
New Magistrate Judge for S.D. of Iowa: Adams
Judge Lewis M. Blanton retires
Judge Timothy J. Mahoney retires
Judge Paul J. Kilburg retires


November/December 2013
In Memoriam: Circuit Judge Donald R. Ross
New Magistrate Judge for EDMO: Noelle Collins
The Tinker Tour in St. Louis


September/October 2013
Judge Buckles to retire
Judge Bright receives award
Constitution Day 2013


July/August 2013
Circuit Judge Morris S. Arnold retires
Two new Bankruptcy Judges for District of Minnesota: Michael E. Ridgway and Katherine A. Constantine
Article Summary: “Judges and Their Papers”


May/June 2013
In Memoriam: Judge Frank J. Magill
In Memoriam: Judge Richard E. Dorr
Spirit Lake Reservation: Eye-Opening Experience


March/April 2013
New Judge for Eighth Circuit: Jane L. Kelly


January/February 2013
New Bankruptcy Judge for Western District of Missouri: Cynthia Norton
Judge Bright honored for humanitarian work
Judge Melloy takes senior status


November/December 2012
In Memoriam: Judge Nancy C. Dreher
New Magistrate Judge for Western District of Missouri: David P. Rush
ASLH Honors Judge Morris Sheppard Arnold
Judge Warren K. Urbom’s Memoir Published


September/October 2012
New Judge for Southern District of Iowa: Stephanie M. Rose
New Magistrate Judge for Eastern District of Missouri: Shirley A. Mensah


July/August 2012
New Bankruptcy Judge for District of Minnesota: Kathleen Hvass Sanberg
Judge McManus celebrates 50 years on the bench


May/June 2012
New District Judge for Western District of Missouri: Brian C. Wimes
New Judge for Eastern District of Arkansas: Kristine Gerhard Baker
New Magistrate Judge for Northern District of Iowa: Leonard T.Strand


March/April 2012
New District Judge for Western District of Missouri: Beth Phillips
“Freedom and The Courts”


January/February 2012
New District Judge for District of Nebraska: John M. Gerrard
Is UELMA coming to a state near you?


November/December 2011
In Memoriam: Judge Thomas M. Shanahan
Pilot Project Enhances Public Access to Federal Court Opinions


September/October 2011
New Judge for the Western District of Arkansas: Susan O. Hickey
New Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri: John A. Ross
New Bankruptcy Judge for the District of North Dakota: Shon Hastings
Chief Judge Karen Schreier receives the Judge Diana Murphy Legacy Award


July/August 2011
U.S. Code Title 51
District of Nebraska’s Local Hero
6 Factors Toward Reliable Web Research


May/June 2011
New Magistrate Judge for District of Minnesota: Tony N. Leung
Eighth Circuit No. 1 in case processing time
In Search of Historic Cases?


March/April 2011
Article Review: "The Law Review is Dead; Long Live the Law Review:
A Closer Look at the Declining Judicial Citation of Legal Scholarship"


January/February 2011
New Magistrate Judge for District of Minnesota: Steven E. Rau
New Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri: Nannette Baker
New Judge for the Western District of Arkansas: Paul K. Holmes III
Article Summary: "The Death of 20th Century Authority"


November/December 2010
New District Judge for the District of Minnesota: Susan R. Nelson
Open Doors to Federal Courts


September/October 2010
Special Memorial Session in Honor of Judge Gerald W. Heaney
New Magistrate Judge for District of Minnesota: Leo I. Brisbois
In Memoriam: Magistrate Judge Richard W. Peterson


July/August 2010 Issue
In Memoriam: U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Gerald W. Heaney
In Memoriam: Judge William C. Stuart
Federal Register, 2.0
8th Circuit Authors


May/June 2010
New Judge for Eastern District of Arkansas: Denzil Price Marshall, Jr.
New Judge for Eastern District of Missouri: Audrey G. Fleissig
In Memoriam: Magistrate Judge Richard C. Peck
Judge Benton Contributes to New Book on Dred Scott Case
The Evolving Federal Circuit Courts Library
Career Profiles feature on new Judiciary website
Judge Gerald Heaney, 1918-2010


March/April 2010
Judge Riley is New Chief for 8th Circuit
New Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas
Judge David Noce Updates Insurance Law Treatise
New Bankruptcy Judge for Northern District of Iowa
Styling in South Dakota


January/February 2010
New Magistrate Judge for District of Nebraska: Cheryl Zwart
New Magistrate Judge for Western District of Missouri: Matt J. Whitworth
More Districts Using E-Pro Se Program


November/December 2009
New Rules: Resources
Change in Citation of Opinions for the District of South Dakota
RSS Feeds Available from THOMAS
Case Law Available on Google Scholar

September/October 2009 Issue
New District Judge for South Dakota: Viken
New District Judge for South Dakota: Lange
New Bankruptcy Judge for S.D. Iowa: Shodeen
New Magistrate Judge for W.D. Arkansas: Setser
Library Conducts Law Clerk Exit Survey
“My Mama’s Judge”
GovLoop.com: A Social Network for the Government Community

July/August 2009 Issue
In Memoriam: Judge Rodney S. Webb
New Magistrate Judge for E.D. Arkansas: Volpe
Eagleton Courthouse Artifacts Display
Books on the Go: An Overview of eBook Readers.

May/June 2009 Issue
In Memoriam: Judge Andrew W. Bogue
Judge Rodney Webb Receives Award
Chief Standing Bear Celebration & Displays
GPO Launches Fedsys

March/April 2009 Issue
Judge Bright Longest Working Judge!
Judge Richard Arnold Biographer Speaks @ UALR
Computers in Libraries Conference 2009

January/February 2009 Issue
Former Justice O'Connor Participates in Opening of Judicial Learning Center
New Magistrate Judge for District of South Dakota
New Edition of Primer on Appeals
New Publication from Sentencing Commission
November/December 2008 Issue
Judge Bright Receives Certificate of Appreciation
Project Home - E.D. of Missouri Probation Making Dreams Come True!
National Park Service Site: “African- American Life in St. Louis, 1804-1865"
America’s Most Literate Cities 2008
Service by Facebook?

September/October 2008 Issue
In Memoriam: Judge John Nangle
Chief Justice Roberts Talks About Research Skills
Bank “Safe & Sound” Ratings

July/August 2008 Issue
Judge John F. Nangle, 1922 - 2008
Empire in the Grasslands: The Eighth Circuit Before 1891
Ann Fessenden Completes AALL Presidency

May/June 2008 Issue
Iowa Court Offices Regroup After Flood
New District Judge for E.D. of Missouri: Limbaugh (Jr.)
New District Judge for W.D. of Missouri: Kays
In Memoriam: Scott Amendola

March/April 2008 Issue
New District Judge for E.D. of Arkansas: Miller
New Magistrate Judge for District of Minnesota: Keyes
Abraham Lincoln Display in St. Louis

January/February 2008 Issue
AO Creates Pro Se Bankruptcy Site
International Association of Law Libraries: Mumbai, India
Group Makes Federal Decisions Free Online

November/December 2007 Issue
New Book About 8th Circuit
Book by Judge Scott O. Wright
Congressional Hearings To Be Digitized

September/October 2007 Issue
Judge Bright: Continuing Legal Education, Case Management, and the Rule of Law
Judge Tunheim Elected President of AJS
Honoring Judges
Law Clerk Receives AO Director’s Award
Road to Nowhere: Faulty Web Links in Opinions (Update)

July/August 2007 Issue
Library Prepares "Little Rock 9" Display
Locating Judges' Papers Online
Free 50-State Legislative Resource

May/June 2007 Issue
In Memoriam: William L. Hungate
New Judge for Arkansas: Barry
Oral Histories for Nebraska Judges Available Online
Fargo Branch Librarian Wins Spirit Award

March/April 2007 Issue
In Memoriam: Judge Donald P. Lay
In Memoriam: Judge George Howard
In Memoriam: Judge Bruce Van Sickle
In Memoriam: R. Hanson Lawton
New Judge for S.D. of Iowa: Jarvey
New Magistrate Judge for N.D. of Iowa: Scoles
8th Circuit Library Creates Dred Scott Display

January/February 2007 Issue
Justice O'Connor Visits 8th Circuit
Justice Thomas Gives 2007 UALR Arnold Lecture
New Judge for W.D. of Arkansas: Bryant
Judicial Learning Center in St. Louis Hosts Dred Scott Display
New Internet Address for 8th Circuit Historical Society

November/December 2006 Issue
New Magistrate Judge for E.D. of Arkansas
E.D. Missouri Opens Pro Se Self-Help Center
Minnesota Branches Featured in Library Association Newsletter
Arabian Nights: Workshops in Jordan

September/October 2006 Issue
Judge Morris Sheppard Arnold Hears Last Case as Active Judge
Judge Theodore McMillian Exhibit at Iowa Museum
Judge Murphy Honored with Portrait
What is the O*NET?

July/August 2006 Issue
New Judge for 8th Circuit: Bobby E. Shepherd
New Judge for District of South Dakota
New Bankruptcy Judge for District of Nebraska
Judge Donovan Frank Receives Public Service Award
AALL Annual Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri

May/June 2006 Issue
Circuit Judge Heaney Hears Last Argument
New Judge for District of Minnesota: Patrick J. Schiltz
New Judge for E.D. Missouri: Charles (Sketch) Rendlen III
Judicial Learning Center Opens in St. Louis

March/April 2006 Issue
Judge Theodore McMillian Memorial Session and Permanent Display

January/February 2006 Issue
In Memoriam: Judge Theodore McMillian
AO Glossary
8th Circuit Library Archives Featured on FJC Television Network

November/December 2005 Issue
Judge Sachs Receives Award
Circuit Librarian Elected President of Library Association

September/October 2005 Issue
New Magistrate Judge in Minnesota: Jeanne J. Graham
Film About 8th Circuit Case in Theaters!
E.D. Missouri Bankruptcy Court Creates Wall of Honor

July/August 2005 Issue
How I Spent My Summer Vacation or West Bank Experiences
Cedar Rapids Librarian Resigns
St. Paul Court Offices Moving to Allow Renovation

May/June 2005 Issue
Circuit Librarian Nominated for President of AALL!

March/April 2005 Issue
In Memoriam: Judge Robert G. Renner
In Memoriam: Judge J. Earl Cudd
In Memoriam: Judge Harry H. MacLaughlin
Judge Smith Gives Talk at SWALL: "A Day in the Life of a Circuit Judge"
First All-Woman District Court Panel

January/February 2005 Issue
The 8th Circuit Remembers Judge Richard Sheppard Arnold
African-American History Month: Millie Adams Display
Former Circuit Executive Passes Away