A fight regarding Missouri’s venue and joinder rules could be finished following a ruling from the Missouri Supreme Court. The court ruled Feb. 13 that a St. Louis County man cannot join other plaintiffs in neighboring St. Louis Circuit Court ...Read More »
A judge has dismissed the malicious prosecution and defamation lawsuit filed by a white former St. Louis police officer whose acquittal in the death of a black suspect set off weeks of protests. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that U.S. ...Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments in two cases that challenge the ability of local courts to impose the room and board bills that criminal defendants often receive after their jail stays. Such “board bills” are allowed by law.Read More »
A woman’s claim that the painkiller Vioxx caused her cardiovascular injuries has been revived by a ruling from the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. On Feb. 4, in a split 2-1 ruling, the court reversed a lower-court ruling allowing ...Read More »
After seven hours of deliberations Feb. 8, a jury returned a mixed verdict for a former KSHB reporter in Kansas City.Read More »
The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District on Feb. 5 issued a mixed ruling in a Sunshine Law dispute involving absentee ballots cast in the August 2016 democratic primary race between Bruce Franks Jr., now the state representative in District ...Read More »
The Jackson County Courthouse in downtown Kansas City will remain closed until Feb. 19 while crews repair substantial damage caused by back-to-back water-line breaks and flooding. Until then, court officials said they will continue to reschedule and move cases from ...
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