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Missouri Supreme Court upholds farming, gun rights measures

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Missouri’s Supreme Court has upheld two constitutional amendments guaranteeing the right to farm and the right to bear arms.

The judges on Tuesday issued an opinion saying that summaries of the proposals on ballots last year were fair. 81 more words


Obscure, but mildly interesting.

Interesting item I started working on yesterday for one of my clients:

Which led me to do a bit of digging, since I hadn’t been aware that the Indiana Territory had once been the governmental body for the Louisiana Purchase territory. 130 more words

Jim Downey

A Ruling by the Labor Commission May Redefine Long-Settled Injury Claims

When injured on the job, employees in Missouri are entitled to compensation as they recover. But years after injury claims are settled, should a worker receive additional rounds of temporary disability benefits even after reaching maximum medical improvement? 373 more words

Missouri Chamber

Missouri jobless benefit cuts could test legislative powers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Republican lawmakers are pressing ahead with plans to enact one of the nation’s most restrictive unemployment laws later this year even though Missouri’s governor and a former Supreme Court judge says they can’t. 100 more words


Execution Date Set For Man Who Abducted, Killed Mo. Woman

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date of July 14 for David Zink, convicted of abducted and killing a southwest Missouri woman in 2001. 87 more words


Missouri Supreme Court forms group to review municipal courts

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A group that includes two former chief justices of the Missouri Supreme Court and Kansas City’s mayor will evaluate the functioning of municipal courts in the state and make recommendations for improvement. 95 more words


Court Report Raises Conflict-of-Interest Concern in Ferguson

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A report from the Missouri Supreme Court highlights several potential conflicts of interest among Ferguson’s court staff, prosecutor and police. 134 more words