Attorneys

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Illinois Turns Over Marijuana Applications to Attorneys

Illinois has turned over 13,000 pages of documents to attorneys challenging how the state awarded one medical marijuana business license, marking the first release of such material.

05/11/2015

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Missouri Executes ‘Brain-Damaged’ Death Row Inmate Cecil Clayton

The Missouri Supreme Court, in a 4-3 ruling, declined to intervene Saturday. The court’s majority concluded there was no evidence that Clayton despite his brain injury isn’t capable of understanding his circumstances.

03/17/2015

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Attorneys Push for Clemency in Scheduled Missouri Execution

Attorneys for Cecil Clayton, 74, argue in last-minute appeals and a clemency request that Clayton has dementia and brain damage from a 1972 sawmill accident.

03/17/2015

Attorneys for the Michael Brown family announce plans for filing a wrongful death civil lawsuit. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Michael Brown’s Parents Announce Civil Lawsuit

Family lawyer says the city of Ferguson and former officer Darren Wilson will be named in a wrongful death suit.

03/05/2015

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Former Chief Fitch Sees Lose-Lose Scenario for Ferguson with DOJ Action

“It will either bankrupt them by having to fight it, or it will bankrupt them by having to comply with it,” says former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.

03/03/2015

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Death Row Inmate Waits to Know if Request for a Stay Will Be Granted

A Missouri death row inmate is clinging to hope that his lawyers will successfully argue that mistakes were made by his previous team of attorneys.

10/28/2014

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Family Violence Unit Sees Repeat Offenders, Victims of Domestic Violence

Whether or not Ray Rice gets his job back with the Baltimore Ravens, the issue of domestic violence doesn’t appear to be diminishing in our area.

09/23/2014

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Governor Nixon’s Office Budget Under Fire

House Budget Chair Ryan Silvey said of the governor’s office budget, includes five aides who make more than $100,000 annually.

02/08/2012

Justice

Complaint Issued Against Former Trooper Mitchell’s Attorney

She allegedly exchanged email with arbitrator hearing workers’ comp case

07/13/2011

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