ND Pipeline Protesters Ask 8th Circ. To Reject Police Appeal

Law360 (October 22, 2020, 5:33 PM EDT) -- A group of Dakota Access pipeline protesters have said it's too soon for the Eighth Circuit to review a discovery order in a proposed class action alleging law enforcement used excessive force during a protest. 

The protesters told the court Wednesday it's inappropriate for law enforcement individuals to ask for an interlocutory appeal when the underlying issue hasn't yet been decided by the lower court. The trial court judge simply declined to decide a motion to dismiss right away and allowed for some discovery, making an appeal premature, they said.

At issue is whether Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier and several others...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Attached Documents

Related Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only

Court

Subscribers Only

Nature of Suit

Subscribers Only

Judge

Subscribers Only

Date Filed

Subscribers Only

Law Firms

Judge Analytics

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!