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 ...Read More »
Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice George W. Draper III’s fiery speech at The Missouri Bar Annual Meeting boosted the profile of long-running concerns about bias in the judicial review process. In his Sept. 19 speech, Draper called out the “unprecedented ...Read More »
In his first speech before members of The Missouri Bar, Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice George W. Draper III excoriated what he called the “unprecedented weaponization” of judicial performance evaluations against minority judges. The issue is especially personal for Draper, ...Read More »
In 2011, the Appellate Judicial Commission asked candidate George W. Draper III why, after serving in so many judicial roles, he wanted to join the Missouri Supreme Court. “Anything you give your life to, you’d like to get a chance ...Read More »
A pair of Missouri Supreme Court rulings have opened the door for LGBTQ individuals to bring sex-discrimination claims under the Missouri Human Rights Act, but the rulings don’t settle the issue of sexual orientation and gender-identity discrimination once and for all.
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