In politically salient back-to-back rulings, the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District on Sept. 12 and 13 cleared the way for a recreational marijuana measure to appear on the November ballot and left in place a circuit court ruling that limits the ability of local health authorities to respond to the pandemic.
The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District ruled Aug. 9 that a valet company that was effectively shut down during the pandemic can’t use the “doctrine of impossibility” to avoid repaying a loan.
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is asking a federal appeals court to clear the way for the state to sue China for its role in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Missouri’s appellate courts are mostly back to their pre-pandemic operations, but the state’s long drought of trials has left them with fewer cases to be argued and decided.
A federal judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit by Missouri Republican Attorney General Eric Schmitt that blamed China for the coronavirus pandemic.
In a reversal for President Joe Biden, a federal appeals court in New Orleans on Monday agreed to reconsider its own April ruling that allowed the administration to require federal employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
While sometimes creating concerns about corporate culture and morale, the impact of COVID on in-house legal departments has seen a wave of vocational innovation.
The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District ruled June 7 that the state owes unemployment benefits to a fast-food worker whose hours were cut to zero during the pandemic but were never formally terminated.
The Missouri Supreme Court is hailing a recent influx of $126.1 million to help low-income Missourians access civil legal services.
A federal appeals court is being asked to reconsider its decision allowing the Biden administration to require that federal employees get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Lindenwood University in St. Charles will pay $1.65 million to nearly 6,000 students who were moved to online classes in the spring of 2020 during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an unusual twist, a narrow majority of the Missouri House voted April 25 to make it easier, rather than harder, to sue businesses under certain circumstances.
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