The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District ordered a St. Louis judge to reapportion a wrongful-death settlement, saying a 2 percent share for the decedent’s once-estranged mother was “grossly inadequate.” Nicklaus Macke, 25, died in a car crash on April ...Read More »
This story has been updated. St. Louis County voters declined on Nov. 6 to retain Associate Circuit Judge Judy Preddy Draper, making her the fourth judge dismissed by voters since the adoption of Missouri’s Nonpartisan Court Plan in 1940. Draper ...Read More »
Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out Wednesday as the country’s chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Russia investigation. Sessions told the ...Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court is considering if Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe was properly appointed to office. But members of the court on Wednesday questioned if the plaintiffs are the right parties to bring the case. Gov. Mike Parson named Kehoe ...Read More »
The Western District Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a $10.2 million judgment against Kansas City for the city’s 2010 decision to end a trash-rebate program that had been in place since the 1970s, in violation of an agreement between multi-family building owners and the city.Read More »
For the first time, Missouri Lawyers Media will celebrate attorneys and businesses from around the state with its Top Legal Innovation Awards for their work to drive new practice areas, services and business strategies. Sixteen inaugural awards will be presented ...
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A Missouri death-row inmate with a rare condition will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court this week that the state’s lethal-injection method is unconstitutional as it applies to his circumstances. The case could result in a ruling that is narrowly ...Read More »
The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District on Oct. 30 reversed a St. Louis Circuit Court’s decision terminating the parental rights of a father in prison. The panel’s move comes 10 months after his daughter was adopted by different parents.
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