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Court affirms man’s driver’s license revocation

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The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District has upheld the license revocation of a man arrested for DWI at a Belton Taco Bell after ruling his driver’s license showed he’d assumed all obligations of driving, including implied consent to chemical ...

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Judge finalists chosen for Western District vacancy

The Appellate Judicial Commission has named three trial judges as finalists for a seat on the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District. The commission unanimously chose W. Ann Hansbrough, Jalilah Otto and W. Douglas Thomson for the vacancy left by ...

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Kansas City lawyers lose trolley-track appeal

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Two married lawyers in Kansas City have lost their appeal in a lawsuit accusing them of encroaching onto publicly owned land by building a fence beyond the bounds of their property near a popular recreational trail. In a Feb. 4 ...

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Court amends ballot language for voting measure

A Missouri appeals court has partially reversed a ruling approving ballot language in an initiative petition effort aimed at making it easier to vote. In a Jan. 29 opinion, a three-judge panel of the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District ...

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Missouri Supreme Court issues more opinions — and faster — in 2019

The Missouri Supreme Court ended 2019 a bit more productive, slightly less divided and a little quicker than in the previous year. The court issued 33 written opinions in the latter half of 2019, bringing the year’s total to 75. ...

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Court reverses costs against ex-Burberry store employee

A 2017 amendment to the Missouri Human Rights Act that widened the ability of prevailing parties to seek costs and attorneys’ fees does not apply retrospectively, the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District has ruled. On Dec. 24, a three-judge ...

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Court to hear appeal in Missouri open records dispute

An open records dispute over whether the state can charge fees for the time officials spend redacting documents is headed to an appellate court. At issue is a lawsuit filed by St. Louis attorney Elad Gross against Republican Gov. Mike ...

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Court to hear appeal in Missouri open records dispute

An open records dispute over whether the state can charge fees for the time officials spend redacting documents is headed to an appellate court. At issue is a lawsuit filed by St. Louis attorney Elad Gross against Republican Gov. Mike ...

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Text-look case: No privacy for messages sent to third parties, appeals court rules

Western District

A Missouri appeals court has ruled for the first time that a person does not have a reasonable expectation of privacy when it comes to text messages the person sent to third parties. On Dec. 10, a three-judge panel of ...

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