Today the US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri released its July 2018 report, detailing court activity from January-June 2018 and previewing activity for July-December 2018. Of particular note, new criminal filings in the first six months of 2018 more than doubled the previous four-year average for the same time period. Attorneys are also encouraged to attend the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference August 15-17 in Des Moines. See the report for further details on caseload, community outreach, judicial awards, training opportunities, efforts to approve outcomes for criminal defendants, and more.
July 11, 2018