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Moving out: Supreme Court ruling that altered venue rules is one of Missouri’s biggest legal stories in 2019

Missouri highway sign, Now Leaving Missouri

In February, the Missouri Supreme Court issued State ex rel. Johnson & Johnson v. Burlison, a humdrum caption for what would seem to be a dry-as-dust topic: the proper venue for a lawsuit. But the result of the ruling has ...

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Missouri, Planned Parenthood argue in Supreme Court over funding

Government funding for Missouri Planned Parenthood clinics is at stake in a lawsuit argued before the state Supreme Court on Tuesday. State attorneys asked Supreme Court judges to back the Republican-led Legislature’s decision to block funding from Planned Parenthood. The ...

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Abortion-funding ban heads to Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court building in Jefferson City. File Photo

The Missouri Supreme Court is preparing to hear arguments on whether abortion is an appropriate subject for lawmakers to address in an appropriations bill. The arguments, set for the morning of Dec. 10, stem from state lawmakers’ decision in 2018 ...

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