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19 attorneys, judges apply for vacancy in Eastern District

Nineteen attorneys and judges are applying to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District Judge Lawrence E. Mooney in September. The Appellate Judicial Commission said it will meet on Jan. 17 at the ...

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Appeals court approves controversial Grain Belt power line

A Missouri appeals court gave approval to the state’s portion of a controversial wind power transmission line that would provide energy from the Midwest to a power grid for eastern states. The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District ruled against ...

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Appeals court approves controversial Grain Belt power line

A Missouri appeals court gave approval to the state’s portion of a controversial wind power transmission line that would provide energy from the Midwest to a power grid for eastern states. The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District ruled against ...

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Court’s jurisdiction at heart of debate in Lamar Johnson case

The Eagleton Federal Courthouse

The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District is considering whether it has jurisdiction to review an effort to reopen Lamar Johnson’s 1995 murder conviction. Johnson was convicted in 1995 of killing Marcus Boyd in a drug-related dispute. St. Louis Circuit ...

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UPS case resulting in $7.3M verdict to be retried

A St. Louis circuit judge properly granted a new trial in a gender-discrimination case that previously resulted in a $7.3 million verdict against United Parcel Service, a Missouri appeals court has ruled. On Nov. 26, a three-judge panel of the ...

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Court clarifies appeals in associate judge-tried cases

Eastern District

A Missouri appeals court has ruled that trial de novo — not direct appeal — is the appropriate procedural remedy in cases heard by associate circuit judges, clearing up confusion resulting from multiple revisions of state law in recent years. ...

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St. Louis circuit attorney made an ‘intervenor’ to own case

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 ...

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Appellate districts split on summary judgment record

Western District

The Court of Appeals Western District has split from one of its sister districts on how deeply an appeals court should delve into the record that supports a motion for summary judgment. In 2017, Fidelity Real Estate Company sued Joyce ...

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