A judge has denied the Jackson County district defender’s request that a new judge hear her office’s concerns about public-defender caseloads.Read More »
Prosecutors say two maintenance workers at a Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated on a waterslide deliberately misled investigators as their criminal trial began. Attorneys for David Hughes and John Zalsman countered Tuesday that the Kansas Attorney ...
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A series of transactions which passed a woman’s property to her children after her death disqualified her husband from receiving skilled-nursing benefits through Medicaid, a Missouri Court of Appeals Western District ruling affirmed Oct. 9. The case centers on Joe ...Read More »
Attorneys representing the man accused in the fatal shooting of Kansas City attorney Thomas Pickert have asked a judge to remove the lawyer appointed as receiver in a wrongful-death case brought by Pickert’s widow because he is also a Kansas ...Read More »
Missouri’s top election official on Thursday said the state is appealing a judge’s ruling that blocked enforcement of parts of a voter photo identification law, adding that the ruling is causing “mass confusion” as the marquee Missouri U.S. Senate election ...Read More »
Brett Kavanaugh took the bench with his new Supreme Court colleagues for the first time Tuesday in a jovial atmosphere that was strikingly at odds with the tension and rancor surrounding his confirmation. The new justice dived into his job, ...Read More »