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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