Recent Articles from Alyson Raletz
The Kansas City Police Department and plaintiffs alleging wrongful property seizures reached a nearly $1.2 million settlement, ending class action litigation that started 10 years ago. Jackson County Circuit Judge Brian Wimes approved the settlement April 8. Wimes also signed off on nearly $1.4 million in attorney fees and roughly $99,370 in expenses for class […]
Plaintiff Tatyana Tasheva Gospodinova claims Pinnacle Career Institute breached “clear public policy” when it terminated her for failing to meet enrollment quotas of for-profit online courses, according to a lawsuit she filed Tuesday in Jackson County Circuit Court.
The Missouri Association of Probate and Associate Circuit Judges has elected a candidate in the running for a circuit judgeship as its president.
An ex-technical college employee fired for not recruiting enough students is suing Pinnacle Career Institute in Kansas City for allegedly violating the federal Higher Education Act.
Seven weeks of wrangling over a verdict that could have yielded as much as $2 million for the defendant or as little as nothing for both parties has come in closer to the latter. The defendant, a national drug distributor, did come out slightly ahead
Kansas City mayor-elect Sly James still is working out plans for his attorney opponent from the March election. Ever since election night, James pledged to involve his contender, Mike Burke, in his mayoral administration, although the extent of that involvement has been unclear.
Eight people have applied to serve as Jackson County’s next prosecuting attorney, a county spokesman said Friday. The county hasn’t yet released the names of the applicants and it is unknown whether it will do so before scheduled interviews on April 25. The interviews will be open to the public, however.
- Criminal Law: Child Abuse-Sufficiency Of Evidence-Closing Argument
- Civil Rights: Religious Freedom-RLUIPA-Res Judicata
- Civil Practice: Res Judicata-Stop Work Order
- Immigration: Drug Conviction-Removability-Overbreadth of State Offense
- Civil Practice: Asset Forfeiture-Sanctions
- Civil Rights: Due Process-Failure to State Claim
- Probate : Revocable Trust – Amendment – Reformation
- Employer – Employee : Unpaid Commissions – At-Will Status
- Criminal Law : Post-Conviction Relief – Effectiveness Of Counsel – Conflict Of Interest
- Appellate Practice : Jurisdiction – Final Judgment
- Domestic Relations : Parenting Plan – Child Support
- Criminal Law : Post-Conviction Relief – Guilty Plea – Sentence Advice
- Cole County prosecutor loses third Sunshine Law appeal
- Supreme Court weighs lagging symptoms in work comp case
- New accommodation rights for pregnant workers offer broad protections
- Clark named as next Eastern District chief judge
- Russell reflects on change as women take charge of Missouri’s legal system
- NCAA scores positive gender equity review from St. Louis firm
- Big improvements for Missouri bar takers | List of bar passers
- Athena Dickson named vice-president of Missouri Bar