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Claire McCaskill calls on lawyers to run for office

Claire McCaskill

Former U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said all levels of government could use an injection of civility that judges expect of attorneys toward opposing counsel. McCaskill spoke to a May 2 audience at The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis’ Law Day event.

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Supreme Court says ruling with unresolved arguments isn’t final

Missouri Supreme Court building

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled on April 26 that a lawsuit challenging a sales tax statute aimed at Jefferson County isn’t final for purposes of an appeal until the trial judge has ruled on all the ways the law allegedly is unconstitutional. 

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The late Judge Paul J. Simon to be memorialized

Judge Paul J. Simon

The late Judge Paul J. Simon is to be remembered in a special session of the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District on Tuesday, May 10. Simon died on June 6 last year at 87.

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Grand jurors: St. Louis prosecutor’s actions ‘reprehensible’

Members of a grand jury that indicted an investigator in the criminal case against former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens urged a state disciplinary board to take stronger action against St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, calling her conduct “reprehensible.”

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Missouri House panel backs new plan for congressional seats

A Missouri House committee advanced a new plan for dividing up the state's congressional districts Wednesday, seeking to break a standoff with the Senate and avoid the need for court intervention to adopt voting districts for this year's elections.

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