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Split 8th Circuit panel allows unreasonable-search claim

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In a three-way split, a panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Sept. 5 allowed a civil-rights action to proceed against a St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department officer accused of performing an unreasonable body-cavity search on a ...

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Freedom of tweets: Court rules Missouri lawmaker can’t block Columbia attorney on Twitter

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A federal judge ruled Aug. 16 that a Missouri state representative violated the First Amendment by blocking a Columbia attorney on Twitter. U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes issued a permanent injunction barring state Rep. Cheri Toalson Reisch, R-Hallsville, from ...

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8th Circuit: Fox Theatre’s captioning policy not ADA compliant

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Does the Fox Theatre’s policy of captioning only one performance per week comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act? No, according to a split ruling Aug. 7 by a panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. “Fox’s one-captioned-performance ...

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