A judge has denied the Jackson County district defender’s request that a new judge hear her office’s concerns about public-defender caseloads.Read More »
In ads and speeches, Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is pounding Missouri voters with a single message: Her Republican challenger wants to end health-insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions. The Republican, Attorney General Josh Hawley, says it’s not true ...Read More »
A couple of liberal Harvard law professors are lending their name to a new campaign to build support for expanding the Supreme Court by four justices in 2021. The campaign, calling itself the 1.20.21 Project and being launched Wednesday, also ...Read More »
Prosecutors say two maintenance workers at a Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated on a waterslide deliberately misled investigators as their criminal trial began. Attorneys for David Hughes and John Zalsman countered Tuesday that the Kansas Attorney ...
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Two Laclede County judges have dismissed a pair of workplace exposure-related cases against Copeland Scroll, a manufacturer of air-conditioner compressors. On Oct. 9, the plaintiff in both cases, Philip Berger, of Lebanon, filed stipulations of dismissal in his lawsuits against ...Read More »
A series of transactions which passed a woman’s property to her children after her death disqualified her husband from receiving skilled-nursing benefits through Medicaid, a Missouri Court of Appeals Western District ruling affirmed Oct. 9. The case centers on Joe ...Read More »