Missouri Supreme Court
The Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday issued show cause orders in the cases of Leon Taylor and Michael Worthington. The orders give attorneys for the two men until April 14 to show why an execution date should not be set.
Sen. Dan Brown is proposing legislation intended that would limit extensions for appeals in cases involving kidnapping and murder.
The Missouri Supreme Court is expected to rule today whether or not the St. Louis Archdiocese must disclose two decades worth of sexual abuse allegations against its priests.
Missouri Municipal League says appeals court rulings have been inconsistent.
Currently, nearly 200 men are part of the SORTS program, not for what they’ve done but for what they might do in the future.
Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones says the liability limits are a priority for the 2014 session.
U.S. Supreme Court to issue ruling after 8 A.M. Wednesday
For the second time this year, the Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a state law requiring unaccredited schools to pay for students to attend class elsewhere.
Convicted serial killer Joseph Paul Franklin is running out of legal options to stop his scheduled execution.
Joseph Paul Franklin faces execution one minute after midnight on Wednesday. It would be the first in Missouri in nearly three years and the first ever using a single execution drug, the sedative pentobarbital.