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Criminal Law: Voir Dire-Prejudice

Where a defendant in an unlawful-use-of-a-weapon case challenged his conviction, the trial court erred by allowing the state during voir dire to present the facts of the case in explicit detail and by allowing the state to ask bias-injecting questions, ...

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Criminal Law: Batson Challenge-Voir Dire

Where a defendant, who was convicted of charges including assault and burglary, challenged the admission into evidence of statements made to police after his arrest, the defendant did not show plain error, and the trial court was not required to ...

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Probate: Civil Commitment-SVP-Voir Dire

Where appellant, who was civilly committed as a sexually violent predator, argued that the trial court abused its discretion during voir dire by prohibiting him from informing the panel about the young ages of the two children involved and from ...

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Criminal Law: Deputy Testimony-Voir Dire

Where a defendant in a drug-trafficking case objected to testimony from a deputy about guns other than the ones mentioned in the indictment, the district court did not abuse its discretion in finding the evidence probative of the charged drug ...

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Employer-Employee: Age Discrimination-Voir Dire-Punitive Damages

Plaintiff alleged defendants violated the Missouri Human Rights Act by failing to promote her when she was age 55 over younger, less qualified persons, and retaliated against her by prematurely terminating her temporary positions after she filed her discrimination complaint. ...

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