Supreme Court Chief Justice George W. Draper III on Jan. 22 formally unveiled the judiciary’s plans to move two rural counties into new judicial circuits. In his State of the Judiciary speech before a joint session of the Missouri House and Senate, Draper said the court system recommends moving Benton County, now part of the […]
Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday called for lawmakers to break up an overhaul of the state’s criminal code into a “manageable” series of bills.
The Senate Judiciary Committee heard a bill on Monday evening that would disqualify judges on appellate courts and circuit courts under the Nonpartisan Court Plan from hearing cases from attorneys who sat on the judicial commission that nominated the judge.
State lawmakers have begun their push to get a massive revision of the state’s criminal code across the finish line. (Updated 1/16 at 1:15 p.m.)
The speaker of the Missouri House vowed Wednesday to make “much-needed medical malpractice reform” a key part of his legislative agenda.
While some issues, such as proposed changes to the Nonpartisan Court Plan, have gone dormant, other issues are just the latest in years-long efforts.
Two days after lawmakers overrode Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a law to protect The Doe Run Co. from large punitive damage awards, the company settled three lawsuits alleging injuries from lead pollution.
The legislation would have redefined misconduct and good cause to disqualify certain workers from getting unemployment benefits.
Lawmakers rose up to protect Doe Run Resources from large punitive damage awards.
States’ rights might be all the rage when it comes to health care, but the Missouri Legislature is perfectly fine with federal law when it comes to employment discrimination.
Legislation overhauling Missouri’s domestic violence laws for the first time in nearly four decades was approved by the Missouri Senate on Thursday.
Missouri’s education system would get little new money — and in some cases, less — under a budget plan passed Wednesday by senators constrained by state revenues that have yet to fully rebound from the recession.
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