An administrative law judge is judicially estopped from making claims in a discrimination suit that are inconsistent with claims he made in a separate dissolution case, the Missouri Supreme Court has unanimously ruled.Read More »
In a decision that a dissenting judge said “elevates form over substance,” the Missouri Supreme Court ruled on March 5 that a woman who tested positive for drugs four times while on probation still had earned an early release. The ...Read More »
A woman who is believed to be the first nationally to bring claims against two makers of transvaginal-mesh devices in one trial is asking the Missouri Supreme Court to rule for the first time that a corporation may be impeached ...Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court overturned a $2.3 million verdict against a Kansas City-area surgical center, citing a lack of proof that the facility was negligent in providing credentials to the surgeon who operated on the plaintiff.Read More »
A pair of Missouri Supreme Court rulings have opened the door for LGBTQ individuals to bring sex-discrimination claims under the Missouri Human Rights Act, but the rulings don’t settle the issue of sexual orientation and gender-identity discrimination once and for all.
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The Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to a bill that would alter Missouri’s venue and joinder laws — in a way far different from what lawmakers had envisioned just two weeks ago.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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A years-long fight involving the governance of several entities affiliated with the Missouri Baptist Convention appears to be over following a ruling from the Court of Appeals Western District.Read More »