In a case as procedurally tangled as Lamar Johnson’s, even the docket orders might have some value. Johnson was convicted in 1995 of the murder of Marcus Boyd. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner, whose office now contends he was ...Read More »
A Boone County circuit judge held that the University of Missouri’s on-campus gun rules meet constitutional muster. In a Nov. 18 ruling, Judge Jeff Harris said the school’s longstanding rules, which generally prohibit the possession of firearms on university property, ...Read More »
Location: Jefferson City Practice Areas: Civil defense, government, appellate Law School: University of Missouri-Kansas City The best career advice David McCain said he has received is that talent is overrated and can get a person only so far. “Hard work, ...Read More »
Location: St. Louis Practice Area: Civil litigation and appeals Law School: Washington University in St. Louis Jason Lewis advises young lawyers that law is a team-based pursuit. It’s fitting, then, that his own greatest accomplishment of the year came as ...Read More »
Attorneys from the MacArthur Justice Center and Husch Blackwell have won a federal court order mandating that Missouri overhaul its parole process for JLWOP prisoners — that is, state inmates sentenced to life without parole for crimes they committed as ...Read More »
A federal judge has refused to let the Missouri Attorney General’s Office intervene in a case that it claims could trigger “monumental changes to Missouri’s criminal justice system.” U.S. District Judge Nanette K. Laughrey on July 12 denied the attorney ...Read More »
The Missouri Court of Appeals Southern District ruled June 20 that a former employee of a Solo Cup plant was not time-barred from receiving benefits from the Second Injury Fund for claims of hearing loss and tinnitus. The opinion, written ...Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court is considering whether a recent softening of the penalties for repeat drug offenses applies retroactively to people still serving harsh sentences.Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday revived the sex-discrimination claims of a gay man in his suit against the state’s commission on human rights and a transgender teen seeking access to school facilities that align with his gender identity.
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Nineteen people are applying for an opening on the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District, the Appellate Judicial Commission said. The commission plans to publicly interview the applicants starting at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 25 at the appeals court building ...
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