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Criminal Law: Felon In Possession – Sufficiency Of Evidence – Late Disclosure

Where witnesses who testified that defendant threatened them with a gun were found to be credible by the jury, sufficient evidence supported defendant’s conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm, and the district court did not err ...

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Criminal Law: Cross Examination – Limitation – Police-Officer Scandal

Where a district court prohibited a criminal defendant from questioning an investigating officer about the officer’s involvement in a scandal involving World Series tickets, the court did not abuse its discretion in limiting the examination because impeachment of the officer ...

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Banks and Banking: Security Interests – Priority – Financing Statement

Where plaintiff sought a declaratory judgment against banks to determine the priority of their security interests, summary judgment for the plaintiff is reversed because the defendants’ financing statements indicated coverage of all of a debtor’s assets, the language sufficiently described ...

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Banks and Banking: Refusal To Extend Loan – Commitment Letter – Promissory Estoppel

Where a company brought an action against a bank seeking damages for the bank’s refusal to extend a loan, summary judgment for the bank was proper on the plaintiff’s claims of breach of contract and breach of the duty of ...

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Attorneys: Sanction – Bankruptcy Filing

Where a bankruptcy court and district court found that a motion for relief from stay was legally baseless and filed for the improper purpose of hindering the sale of land and harassing opposing parties, the imposition of a $10,000 sanction ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Western District: Arbitration

Enforcement; waiver WD69823 Major Cadillac Inc., Respondent, v. General Motors Corp., Appellant Appeal From: Jackson County Circuit Court, Judge William Stephen Nixon Handdown Date: 2/17/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Thomas H. Newton Opinion Vote: Judges Lowenstein and Howard concur General Motors ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District: Workers’ compensation

Walking injury; compensability ED91671 Mitchell Miller, Appellant, v. Missouri Highway and Transportation Commission, Respondent Appeal From: Labor and Industrial Relations Commission Handdown Date: 2/17/2009 Opinion Author: Judge Robert G. Dowd Jr. Opinion Vote: Judges Ahrens and Sullivan concur Mitchell Miller ...

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Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District: Real property

Quiet title action; tax sale ED91444 Keylien Corp., Plaintiff/Appellant, v. Robert Lee Johnson and Sheron Johnson, Defendants, Equity One Inc., Defendant/Respondent, Washington Mutual Bank, FA, Defendant, and Pulaski Service Corp., Defendant Appeal From: St. Louis County Circuit Court, Judge David ...

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