Attorney discipline authorities have formally dismissed two of four ethics charges against Clayton family attorney Susan Hais. The two other charges also have been dropped with the formal documentation forthcoming, her attorneys said Thursday.
The price tag for renovations to the state’s busiest court circuit is going up by almost a third.
The high court judges tussled with the questions of when, whether and how the issue of a problematic Lincoln County jury selection policy could be raised if attorneys didn’t know about it until after the trial was over.
Louis Angles, David P. Chamberlain and Janet L. Sutton are in the running to replace Judge Anthony Rex Gabbert, who was named in April to the Court of Appeals Western District.
A decade-old Missouri lawsuit against a tobacco company has already seen two trials and two appeals. Whether its second trip to the Missouri Supreme Court marks the end of the line — or just keys up round three — remains to be seen.
A Missouri appeals court resuscitated a claim that Husch Blackwell attorneys’ advice on stock options cost a former software company CFO millions of dollars.
The case has drawn nationwide interest, including from 49 members of Congress who submitted an amicus brief urging the court to hear it and rule in the town’s favor.
A vaccine injury victim whose claim is time-barred under the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act can still recover attorney fees because the claim was reasonable and made in good faith, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.
Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday said he’ll review the bill, but added that it appears lawmakers “may have gotten to a good, solid balance.”
Among other things, the bill allows judges to appoint lawyers to represent indigent criminal defendants. It was among the final pieces of legislation to cross the finish line before the 2013 legislative session ended at 6 p.m. Friday.
Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Friday to a bill that could lead to the first major changes in decades to the state’s 45 judicial circuits.
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