The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District ruled that a candidate in an upcoming Maryland Heights election should not be disqualified simply for failing to ensure a required tax document was notarized.Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Feb. 13 that defendants who haven’t finished paying restitution can’t be released early from probation for good behavior. In a unanimous opinion, the court resolved what it said was a conflict between two statutes. Section ...Read More »
A nonprofit organization’s sole employee in the state of Missouri is entitled to unemployment benefits, a Missouri appeals court said in a Feb. 13 ruling that departs from decades of state interpretation of the Missouri Employment Security Law. A three-judge ...
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The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District ruled Feb. 13 that the wording on a form accompanying certain alcohol breath tests does not preclude law enforcers from administering those tests in their patrol cars.Read More »
A Jackson County judge has ordered the City of Raytown to pay more than $42,000 after ruling the city violated the Sunshine Law by denying the release of records in an attempt to shield itself from litigation. On Feb. 7, ...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 »