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Missouri high court weighs taxation-by-citation law

Missouri's Supreme Court on Wednesday once again weighed the constitutionality of a law against taxation-by-citation, one of few measures passed by state lawmakers in response to massive protests against police violence in Ferguson.

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Missouri preparing for execution of Ernest Johnson

Last-minute court intervention on Tuesday was the last obstacle to the execution of Ernest Johnson, a Missouri man convicted of killing three convenience store workers during a closing-time robbery nearly 28 years ago.

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Supreme Court weighs fate of recorded meeting with counsel

Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court is considering whether a murder suspect waived the attorney-client privilege when she recorded a conversation with her public defenders and left the recorder for her husband, a co-defendant in the case, to find.

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Lawmakers, pope ask Missouri governor to halt execution

Pope Francis has joined the chorus of people calling on Missouri Gov. Mike Parson to grant clemency to a death row inmate who is set to be executed for killing three people during a 1994 convenience store robbery.

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Family can’t sue store where alleged killer got ammo

Court of Appeals, Southern District

The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District ruled Sept. 21 that the family of a murder victim cannot sue the sporting goods store where the alleged killer obtained the ammunition used in the fatal shooting.

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