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Criminal Law: Use of Firearm in Furtherance of Crime-Crime of Violence-Constitutionality

CDefendant pleaded guilty to using a firearm in furtherance of a crime. The underlying crime of violence was aiding and abetting armed robbery of controlled substances. On appeal, defendant challenged whether the residual-clause definition of “crime of violence” was unconstitutionally ...

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Criminal Law: Indecent Exposure to a Child-Constitutionality-Criminalization of Legal Conduct

Defendant challenged his charge of sexual misconduct involving a child by indecent exposure, following an alleged consensual sexual encounter between defendant, then 18 years old, and defendant’s 14-year-old girlfriend. Defendant argued that the statute was unconstitutional as applied because it ...

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Probate : Sexually Violent Predator – Civil Commitment – Constitutionality

In the Matter of the Care and Treatment of Jay Nelson v. State (MLW No. 70710/Case No. SC95975 – 11 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Wilson, J.; Breckenridge, C.J., Fischer, Stith, Draper and Russell, JJ., concur. Powell, J., not participating)

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Probate : Sexually Violent Predator – Civil Commitment – Constitutionality

In the Matter of the Care and Treatment of Carl Kirk v. State (MLW No. 70711/Case No. SC95752 – 31 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Wilson, J.; Breckenridge, C.J., Fischer, Stith, Draper and Russell, JJ., concur. Powell, J., not participating)

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