The Missouri House passed legislation Thursday that could effectively block one of the nation’s largest wind energy projects by prohibiting its developers from using eminent domain to run a high-voltage power line across the Midwest. The House vote targets a ...Read More »
Two appeals court judges have expressed skepticism that newly discovered evidence from a 35-year-old murder case could prove favorable to a woman convicted of killing her husband and serving a life sentence in prison.Read More »
A bill to change how Missouri colleges and universities handle complaints of sexual assault and harassment hit a roadblock in the state Senate Wednesday, raising questions about its chances of passing this year. At issue is how schools handle alleged ...Read More »
Some Republican Missouri lawmakers are calling for the resignation of University of Missouri-Kansas City Chancellor C. Mauli Agrawal over what they say was his inadequate response to the disruption of a conservative speaker’s appearance last week. Lawmakers also threatened to ...
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Two years ago, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allowed a hefty jury verdict to stand against a Missouri county that failed to supervise an abusive officer. But on April 11, a lawsuit that made similar claims against a ...Read More »
For arguably the third time, the Court of Appeals Eastern District has ruled that the disputed exit of the Rams from St. Louis should not be resolved in arbitration.Read More »
Jackson County jurors found against the son of a trucker who claimed his father’s traffic death was the result of negligence by the vehicle mechanic who worked on his tractor trailer. “It was a surprising verdict actually,” said James D. ...Read More »
The Court of Appeals Southern District declined to recognize a “negligent recommendation” cause of action in a lawsuit alleging that a religious college gave a church the name of a pastor who went on to abuse a minor.
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The Missouri Supreme Court has disbarred a Lee’s Summit attorney who in 2017 was acquitted of charges in the deaths of her father and his girlfriend. The court ordered the default disbarment March 22 for Susan “Liz” Van Note after ...Read More »
A pair of the procedurally oddest wrongful-death cases in recent Missouri history went before the Supreme Court last week. The high court on April 9 considered the continued viability of a lawsuit stemming from suspicious deaths at a northern Missouri ...Read More »