The daughter of a black man fatally shot by a white St. Louis police officer will be paid an additional $500,000 to settle claims that attorneys for city and Missouri officials hid evidence in an earlier civil case. Attorneys for ...Read More »
Missouri’s venue laws hinge on where the plaintiff was “first injured.” That’s usually clear enough in a car crash or a botched surgery, but a pending legal malpractice suit against a prominent St. Louis law firm is proving harder to pin down.Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court is considering whether the state’s implied-consent law violates due process because it claims to “immediately” revoke the licenses of suspected drunken drivers who refuse to submit to a chemical test. Matthew Carvalho was arrested in Washington, ...
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If you’re looking to buy John Hancock’s John Hancock, Rick Schnake is the person to call. When he’s not practicing law, the Springfield appellate attorney with Neale & Newman is an autograph collector and dealer. His side business of 15 years, History In Ink, has allowed him to read the mail of some of history’s most famous — and infamous — figures.Read More »
The Court of Appeals Southern District on Nov. 26 ordered a new post-conviction hearing for a criminal defendant — a move that won’t mean much to the defendant himself but could be a relief to criminal defense lawyers. Colby L. ...Read More »