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What is the Missouri Plan?

Missouri’s most notable claim-to-fame in modern legal philosophy is often overlooked.

The state’s constitutionally guaranteed system of merit-based judicial selection — the “Missouri Plan,” as it’s often called — marked a seismic shift in the process of court appointment, one that swept the nation in a grand revision of how we populate many of our appellate and high courts. 1,279 more words

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St. Louis' City Minimum Wage May Rise as Early as Next Week

ST. LOUIS (AP) – St. Louis’ city minimum wage could rise to $10 an hour starting next week now that the state’s highest court won’t reconsider its ruling upholding it. 122 more words

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Missouri high court strikes down puppy mill defamation suit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri Supreme Court says that a woman running a dog kennel can’t sue dog advocacy groups for defamation.

The court on Thursday unanimously upheld a circuit court decision dismissing a defamation lawsuit filed by dog kennel owner Mary Ann Smith against dog advocacy groups. 82 more words

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Local Business Owner Speaks on St. Louis' Minimum Wage Hike

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Now that the Missouri Supreme Court’s upheld St. Louis’ $11 an hour minimum wage, small business owners like Crown Candy Kitchen’s Andy Karandzieff are taking a second-look at their budgets and prices. 188 more words

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Missouri Supreme Court Says St. Louis Can Raise Minimum Wage

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP/KMOX) – The city of St. Louis can proceed with a minimum wage increase after the Missouri Supreme Court struck down a state wage law on procedural grounds. 296 more words

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Missouri House votes for cuts to unemployment benefits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri House members have passed a bill to reduce the duration of state jobless benefits to one of the shortest periods nationally. 102 more words

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Missouri Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Frozen Embryos Case

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A divorcee seeking custody of two frozen embryos remaining from her marriage gets bad news from the Missouri Supreme Court.

The high court refuses to hear the case of Jasha McQueen, letting stand an appeals court ruling that denied her custody of the embryos she wants to carry to term. 122 more words

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