The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has set oral argument in Eastin v. Hobbs for June 12, 2012, in St. Louis, Missouri. This will be my third oral argument before the Eighth Circuit and will hopefully garner a more positive result than the last two. Unfortunately, the author of the majority opinion in each of the other two will be sitting on the bench. However, Judge Gruender is great for oral argument because he asks a ton of insightful questions and shows interest. It should be exciting to see how the judges come down on this novel scenario. I will be sure and update after the argument.
Update in Eastin v. Hobbs16 05 2012