437 ABA Journal Missouri articles.
Law school applicants jump, along with high LSAT scores
The number of law school applicants jumped by 13% this year, the biggest hike since 2002. The data from the Law…
Aug 6, 2021 11:27 AM CDT
A Maine church and Christian residents of a county in Missouri have failed in their lawsuits challenging COVID-19 restrictions that have since been lifted.
Aug 3, 2021 9:38 AM CDT
The St. Louis circuit attorney’s office is struggling with high turnover and apparent issues with the case management, and that is having an impact on its ability to prosecute cases.
Jul 22, 2021 10:32 AM CDT
A St. Louis County lawyer has been sentenced to a week in jail for directing the F-word toward a judge during a hearing in a medical malpractice case.
Jul 19, 2021 10:57 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday told a federal appeals court to take another look at a case of an inmate who died after correctional officers applied pressure to his back while he lay shackled on the floor.
Jun 28, 2021 12:25 PM CDT
Supreme Court rules FHFA structure is unconstitutional
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the structure of the Federal Housing Finance Agency is unconstitutional because its director can only be…
Jun 23, 2021 4:21 PM CDT
Social Security claimants lawyer Chad Hatfield didn’t realize his goof until several minutes into an argument last Monday before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at San Francisco.
Jun 14, 2021 12:33 PM CDT
Arizona officials have “gone to considerable lengths to revive the state’s mothballed gas chamber,” according to a recently released report
by the Guardian.
Jun 7, 2021 9:02 AM CDT
A plaintiff who alleges that he was injured by a defective hip implant must turn over data from his Fitbit to the defendant, a federal judge ruled Monday.
May 26, 2021 10:49 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear the case of a Missouri death row inmate who is seeking execution by firing squad rather than lethal injection.
May 24, 2021 10:53 AM CDT
Judge tosses NRA bankruptcy petition
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Harlin D. “Cooter” Hale of Dallas has dismissed a Chapter 11 petition filed by the National Rifle Association in its bid…
May 11, 2021 4:32 PM CDT
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner is facing ethics charges stemming from her 2018 investigation of then-Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens.
May 7, 2021 9:20 AM CDT
Lawyer refers election lawyer for discipline
U.S. District Judge James Boasberg of the District of Columbia has referred a Minneapolis lawyer to a court grievance committee for possible discipline after…
Feb 23, 2021 4:39 PM CST
2 federal inmates test positive for COVID-19 ahead of January executions
Cory Johnson and Dustin John Higgs, two federal prisoners who are scheduled to be executed on Jan. 14 and…
Dec 18, 2020 4:10 PM CST
Ten federal inmates were executed this year as a result of a push by the Department of Justice, putting the total number of federal executions above that of all 50 states combined.
Dec 17, 2020 3:07 PM CST
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