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Appeals court agrees coroner violated Sunshine Law

Missouri Court of Appeals Western District

The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District affirmed a district court’s decision that a coroner violated the Sunshine Law when he did not provide an inquest copy to a school district, but reversed and remanded another violation of not providing exhibits in custody of the sheriff.

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The POWER List: White-Collar Defense 2021

Missouri Lawyers Media Power List 2021

In this latest edition of THE POWER LIST, a regular feature from Missouri Lawyers Media, we examine the most powerful attorneys in white-collar defense law.

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Courts can renew protection orders even if neither party lives in state

Missouri Court of Appeals Western District

After a defendant appealed a full order of protection renewal against him, claiming Missouri courts lacked personal jurisdiction over him as a non-resident of Missouri, the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District said on Sept. 21 that the original protection order established that jurisdiction.

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8th Circuit OKs overhaul of probation for juvenile lifers 

A split panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has cemented — and potentially expanded — a court-ordered reform of Missouri’s parole review process for inmates sentenced to life without parole for crimes they committed as juveniles.

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Wilson: Rule of law in lawyers’ hands

Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul C. Wilson urged members of The Missouri Bar to maintain the credibility of their profession while working to expand access to legal services and recruiting the next generation of lawyers.

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Split 8th Circuit reaffirms sentence for defendant with Asperger’s

On Sept. 13, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a district court’s sentencing of a defendant was not unreasonable after they determined that he continued to seek out child pornography during treatment. But a dissenting judge says that in the context of his Asperger’s Syndrome, his conduct did not warrant the decision.

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Supreme Court weighs work comp for choking driver 

Missouri Supreme Court

A cable technician’s ill-fated decision to grab breakfast on his way to his first job of the day is prompting the Missouri Supreme Court to consider what is — and what is not — covered by workers’ compensation.

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Rahmeyer to retire from Southern District

Judge Nancy Steffen Rahmeyer

Judge Nancy Steffen Rahmeyer, the first female judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District, has announced her retirement, effective Oct. 8.

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