Missouri

372 ABA Journal articles on Missouri.

Satanic Temple’s challenge to abortion law heads to Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Supreme Court is hearing arguments on Tuesday in a suit filed by a Satanic Temple follower that challenges the state’s abortion informed consent law.

The suit filed by…

Missouri AG subpoenas Google to investigate antitrust and consumer protection violations

The attorney general of Missouri has launched an investigation into whether Google mishandled customer data and violated antitrust law.

“There is strong reason to believe that Google has not been…

Concern grows over youths at juvenile correctional facility being sent to adult prison

State officials, advocates and a federal judge on Thursday proposed remedies to better deal with youths accused of assaulting staff members at a southern Illinois juvenile correctional facility, including finding…

Lawyer is shot and killed on his front porch; police search home of lawsuit defendant
Police are taking a look at a civil case that had been brought by a Kansas City, Missouri, lawyer who was shot and killed on his front porch on Wednesday.
Missouri appeals court tosses $72M talcum powder verdict, says suit was filed in wrong state

A $72 million verdict in a suit contending that talcum powder causes cancer has been overturned as a result of a U.S. Supreme Court decision in June that limited the…

About 80 people are arrested in third night of St. Louis violence after cop’s acquittal

Police arrested about 80 protesters in St. Louis Sunday night during a third night of violence that followed the acquittal of a white police officer in the shooting death of…

Public defender with 110 post-conviction cases gets stayed suspension for neglecting clients

The Missouri Supreme Court has imposed a stayed suspension with a one-year license probation period on a public defender who said he provided inadequate client representation partly because of a…

Relatives of undocumented children caught up in ICE dragnet

This summer, a Kansas City man named Edwin got a call from immigration officials. They had picked up his nephew at the southern border and wanted to release the teen…

Company can’t fire worker for making racist comments on picket line, appeals court says

The St. Louis-based 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a company cannot fire a union member for yelling racist insults at replacement workers crossing a picket line,…

Justice Department creates in-house team to monitor accuracy of forensic testimony in criminal cases

The Justice Department has created an internal team led by a former state prosecutor to monitor the accuracy of forensic testimony in criminal cases over an outside advisory group of…

Condemned to death—and solitary confinement

Arizona death row inmate Scott Nordstrom lives alone in a room smaller than a parking space. He’s allowed to leave his cell a few times each week to shower or…

Judge seals settlement in Michael Brown wrongful death suit against Ferguson, cites safety concern

A federal judge in St. Louis has approved a confidential settlement in a wrongful death suit filed by the parents of Michael Brown, whose 2014 shooting death by a Ferguson,…

Judge allows suit over underfilled candy boxes; Hershey’s says consumers alerted by ‘audible rattle’

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a man in Columbia, Missouri, who claims the Hershey Co. misled consumers by selling underfilled boxes of Reese’s Pieces…

Justices appear sympathetic to Missouri church seeking playground improvements

At oral arguments Wednesday, justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared sympathetic to a church’s arguments about its eligibility for a state playground improvement program, the Washington Post reported…

Lawyer is acquitted in murders of her wealthy father and his girlfriend

A suburban Kansas City lawyer was acquitted on Tuesday in the murders of her wealthy father and his girlfriend, who was to receive the bulk of the father’s estate.

Jurors…

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