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Court affirms man’s murder sentence

Missouri Court of Appeals Western District, located in Kansas City. Photo by Scott Lauck.

A Kansas City man’s argument that a 12-year sentence for second-degree murder was effectively a death sentence because of his health problems was not strong enough to sway a Missouri appellate court. The Western District Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed ...

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Influential Lawyers- Ellen Suni

The last year has been one of transition for Ellen Suni, dean emerita of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law. Plans to retire as dean at the end of the school year were dashed by health issues in ...

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Influential Lawyers-Michael C. Rader

By all measures, 2017 was a good year for Michael Rader. The Leawood, Kansas-based partner with Bartimus Frickleton Robertson & Rader played a role in cases netting about $35 million in verdicts and settlements over the course of the year, ...

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