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Tag Archives: Sunshine Law

Judge rules against Missouri agency in open records case

A Missouri judge has ruled that a state agency purposely violated open records law when it tried to charge a genealogical research group nearly $1.5 million for birth and death records then completely rejected the group’s request. Cole County Circuit ...

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Eastern District panel reverses denial of fees in Sunshine suit

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A judgment in a Jefferson County Sunshine Law case has resulted in a partial reversal from a Missouri appeals court, which ruled that a requester is entitled to fees to defend himself in a declaratory-judgment action. In the same Feb. ...

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Missouri Supreme Court reverses Sunshine costs for attorney

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The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled fully in favor of a Mexico attorney who brought a Sunshine lawsuit against the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of St. Louis in the midst of a hotly contested 2016 primary election. ...

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Legal moves, award winners top Missouri Lawyers Media’s most-read online stories of 2019

Award winners, unexpected departures, lawyers running into trouble and a legal battle involving the Sunshine Law drew the most attention from readers of Missouri Lawyers Media on in 2019. Here are the 10 most-viewed stories on our website in ...

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Civil Practice: Sunshine Law-Attorneys’ Fees

Where a city clerk challenged trial court orders addressing her failure to disclose records under the state’s sunshine law and imposing a civil penalty and attorneys’ fees to the opposing party, substantial evidence supported the finding that the clerk’s refusal ...

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