Alex Murdaugh pleaded guilty Friday to stealing millions of dollars from vulnerable legal clients in schemes lasting over a decade under an agreement that all but ensures more prison time for the longtime lawyer who was convicted of killing his wife and younger son.
The judges of the Jackson County Circuit Court appointed Michelle Dixon as the circuit’s newest family court commissioner.
The family of a teenager who drowned while diving off a cliff at a recreational area will collect more than $3.9 million.
Missouri lawmakers intended to “impose their religious beliefs on everyone" in the state when they passed a restrictive abortion ban, lawyers for a group of religious leaders who support abortion rights said at a court hearing Thursday.
A Louisiana lawyer who objected to the state bar association’s public statements on several issues including health tips and LGBTQ rights can no longer be forced to join or pay dues to the association, a federal appeals court has ruled.
The 6th Circuit Judicial Commission selected three people for a circuit judge vacancy that will be created when Judge Thomas C. Fincham retires at the end of the year.
The mother of a Kansas City teen fatally struck by a U.S. Postal Service van won a judgment of more than $2.9 million against the federal government.
A St. Louis County jury found a sprinkler company not liable for flooding that damaged an apartment complex.
Donald Trump’s lawyers are digging into an outside accounting firm’s role in preparing financial statements at the heart of New York Attorney General Letitia James’ lawsuit. On Tuesday, they upped the blame with expert testimony from a former federal financial regulator.
The court agreed that a woman failed to show an “ascertainable loss” when she purchased clothing from Old Navy at an allegedly deceptive sale price.
Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey’s office released a report late Monday detailing why and how it sought to remove former St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner.
Law professors across the country are increasingly drawing on popular culture and celebritydom — sometimes with the help of celebrities themselves — to engage a new generation of students and contextualize complicated concepts in the real world.
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- Criminal Law: Child Pornography-Bottom-of-Guidelines Sentence-Substantive Reasonableness of Sentence
- Criminal Law: Child Abuse-Sufficiency Of Evidence-Closing Argument
- Civil Rights: Religious Freedom-RLUIPA-Res Judicata
- Civil Practice: Res Judicata-Stop Work Order
- Immigration: Drug Conviction-Removability-Overbreadth of State Offense
- Civil Practice: Asset Forfeiture-Sanctions
- Civil Rights: Due Process-Failure to State Claim
- Probate : Revocable Trust – Amendment – Reformation
- Employer – Employee : Unpaid Commissions – At-Will Status
- Criminal Law : Post-Conviction Relief – Effectiveness Of Counsel – Conflict Of Interest
- Appellate Practice : Jurisdiction – Final Judgment
- Nurse entitled to disability benefits despite working months after accident, Supreme Court rules
- Eastern District rules 10 cases against TitleMax may proceed without arbitration
- Supreme Court declines to hear Republican appeals on abortion ballot initiatives
- Cole County jury awards $1.56 billion in Roundup case headed for appeal
- Jury gives massive award after fleeing suspect causes fatal crash
- 8th Circuit tosses suit claiming false sale prices
- Attorney general releases report on Kim Gardner investigation
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