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Commission seeks applicants for appeals court in St. Louis

The Appellate Judicial Commission is accepting applications for judge on the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Booker T. Shaw. Shaw’s retirement is effective Jan. 30. Those interested may download ...

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Court delivers blow to arbitration agreements

In a pair of decisions that caught the attention of lawyers across the state, the Missouri Supreme Court for the first time weighed in on the enforceability of arbitration agreements in nursing home contracts. The early outlook for business interests is not good, according to lawyers who defend businesses in injury cases. The court ruled that the surviving children of nursing home residents are not bound by the fine print legal clauses in their parents' contracts, and a concurring opinion found them to be unconscionable adhesion contracts.

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