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Mar 18, 2019

Immigration Law: Removal Order-Controlled Substance Offense-Due Process

  Where petitioner sought review of the denial of his motion to reconsider or remand a final order of removal, the petitioner was found to be removable based on his conviction for a controlled-substance offense, so review was precluded by the criminal alien jurisdictional bar, and the judgment is affirmed because the petitioner’s due process […]

Oct 5, 2018

Juvenile: Due Process- Admission To Facts- Waiver

Where a juvenile argued that the juvenile court violated his due process rights when it accepted his admission of the charges alleged, the juvenile’s equivocal answers and mental health issues did not make his plea involuntary where the court ensured that he understood the relevant issues, and the hearing transcript showed that he was able […]

Sep 21, 2018

Civil Rights: Jurisdiction- Due Process- Younger Abstention

Where plaintiff Indian tribes challenged the procedures used by South Dakota state officials to remove children temporarily from their homes in exigent circumstances, the district court’s orders are vacated because the court should have abstained from exercising jurisdiction under the principles of federal-state comity from the Younger doctrine. Vacated; remanded. Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Fleming [[...]

Sep 12, 2018

Defender pushes back on ‘default’ admonition

The Missouri Supreme Court recently declined to intervene in a disciplinary case against a public defender, despite allegations that the admonition was entered without due process.

Apr 25, 2018

Employer – Employee : First Amendment –  Due Process –  Qualified Immunity

Groenewold v. Kelley (MLW No. 71605/Case No. 16-4019 – 12 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Wollman, J.)

Feb 5, 2018

Bankruptcy :  Discharge – Publication Notice – Due Process

Dahlin v. Lyondell Chemical Company (MLW No. 71369/Case No. 16-3419 – 12 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Benton, J.)

Jan 11, 2018

Criminal Law :  Traffic Stop –  Due Process

State v. Gorombey (MLW No. 71334/Case No. WD80016 – 12 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Witt, J.)

Dec 28, 2017

Constitutional Law : Due Process  – Out-Of-State Occurrence –  Reporting Procedures

Owen v. Missouri Department of Social Services (MLW No. 71263/Case No. WD80710 – 9 pages)(Mo.Ct.App. W.D. Pfeiffer, C.J.)

Dec 28, 2017

Criminal Law :  Voir Dire –  Due Process –  Introduction Of Staff

State v. Dobyns (MLW No. 71292/Case No. SD34724 – 3 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Rahmeyer, J.)

Dec 27, 2017

Probate : Civil Commitment – SVPA –  Due Process

In the Matter of the Care and Treatment of: J.D.B. (MLW No. 71281/Case No. ED104442-01 – 27 pages) (Mo.Ct.App. E.D., Dolan, J.)

Dec 27, 2017

Criminal Law : Due Process –  Ineffective assistance  –  Post-Conviction Relief

Roberts v. State (MLW No. 71280/Case No. ED104750 – 16 pages) (Mo.Ct.App. E.D., Hess, J.)

Aug 31, 2017

Workers’ Compensation : Survivor Benefits – Due Process

Carter v. Treasurer (MLW No. 70975/Case No. WD80524 – 9 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Martin, J.)

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