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Sep 15, 2016

Elections : Initiative Petition – Pre-Election Review – Ripeness

Missouri Electric Cooperatives v. Secretary of State (MLW No. 69699/Case No. WD80007 – 38 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Martin, J.)

Nov 10, 2015

Constitutional Law : Sex Offender Registration – Juvenile Offender – Ripeness

In the Interest of S.C. v. Juvenile Officer (MLW No. 68463/Case No. SC95049 – 7 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Draper III, J.; all concur) Appealed from circuit court, St. Louis City, Mason, J. (Patricia Harrison and Jeffrey Estes, St. Louis, for appellant) (Laura Harold, St. Louis, represented the juvenile officer).

Aug 11, 2015

Contracts : Good Faith – Dealership Agreement – Ripeness

Century Motor Corporation v. FCA US LLC (MLW No. 68176/Case No. ED101749 – 11 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Cohen, J.)

Jun 10, 2015

Elections : Initiative Petition – Ripeness

Where appellants challenged a trial court judgment holding that an initiative petition violated the state constitution and could not appear on the ballot, prior to the initiative being certified for the ballot, any challenge to its constitutionality is not ripe for review, so the judgment invalidating the initiative is reversed. Judgment is reversed. Reeves v. […]

Jul 17, 2014

Real Property : Express Easement – Ripeness

Murdaugh v. Patterson (MLW No. 66638/Case No. SD32619 – 15 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, Burrell, J.)

Mar 17, 2009

Municipal: Ripeness – Ordinance – Authority

(1)Where a corporate property owner challenged a municipal ordinance applicable to rental property in Jennings, the controversy was sufficiently developed even though the city had not taken enforcement action, so the trial court erred in denying standing to the owner. (2)Where a trial court decided the merits of a challenge to the validity of an […]

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