478 ABA Journal Missouri articles.
The Illinois Supreme Court has disciplined or accepted the resignation of several lawyers and two former judges in a series of orders Sept. 21.
Sep 25, 2023 3:53 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Thursday temporarily blocked an injunction that curbed the Biden administration’s communications with social media.
Sep 15, 2023 9:45 AM CDT
The U.S. government likely violated the First Amendment by pressuring social media companies to block COVID-19 misinformation and other content, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
Sep 11, 2023 10:42 AM CDT
The U.S. attorney’s office in the Eastern District of Missouri has forged a new partnership with the St. Louis circuit attorney’s office, sending in at least eight federal prosecutors to help deal with its backlog of criminal cases.
Jul 7, 2023 11:23 AM CDT
The federal government has appealed a federal judge’s curbs on the Biden administration’s efforts to stop misinformation on social media.
Jul 6, 2023 11:58 AM CDT
“Embattled” is a word that multiple news stories have used to describe St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, who announced her resignation Thursday, after she was accused of mismanaging her office by the state attorney general and contempt of court by a frustrated judge.
May 5, 2023 1:22 PM CDT
Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed a bill that allows juries to recommend capital punishment with an 8-4 vote.
Apr 20, 2023 12:02 PM CDT
An 86-year-old Missouri lawyer has been suspended, but not disbarred, for groping five clients and touching another on the buttocks—all incidents that were caught on video.
Mar 23, 2023 10:05 AM CDT
A federal judge in the Western District of Missouri has ruled for GEICO in a lawsuit seeking a declaratory judgment that its auto policy doesn’t cover damages for a sexually transmitted disease contracted during car sex.
Mar 14, 2023 8:35 AM CDT
Dechert is “aggressively defending itself” in three upcoming trials in the United Kingdom and in two lawsuits in the United States that have one common thread: a connection to former U.K. partner Neil Gerrard.
Mar 1, 2023 4:42 PM CST
A 2021 Missouri law that allows prosecutors to ask courts to set aside wrongful convictions has resulted in the exoneration of a man who spent 28 years in prison for murder.
Feb 16, 2023 8:39 AM CST
A former judge in Missouri has been suspended for at least two years after he was recorded threatening to reveal the affairs of a rival’s husband if she ran against him in the judicial election.
Feb 7, 2023 10:21 AM CST
The GEICO General Insurance Co. should have been given a chance to intervene before a trial judge confirmed a $5.2 million arbitration award to a woman who contracted a sexually transmitted disease during car sex, the Missouri Supreme Court has ruled.
Jan 11, 2023 2:51 PM CST
Seven of 20 execution attempts in 2022 were “visibly problematic” in 2022, according to a year-end report by the Death Penalty Information Center.
Dec 16, 2022 10:25 AM CST
Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson has issued a second U.S. Supreme Court opinion that, like the first, disagrees with the court’s refusal to get involved in a death-penalty case.
Dec 2, 2022 11:28 AM CST
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