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Local Scholar Praises SCOTUS Decision on Prayer Before Public Meetings

A local constitutional scholar says that it is not a constitutional problem to say prayers before public meetings.

05/06/2014

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Feds Seek Stay Of Order In Voter Citizenship Case

Federal election officials have asked a judge to temporarily suspend his own order that they help Kansas and Arizona enforce state laws requiring voters to prove their U.S. citizenship.

04/01/2014

A same-sex couple gets married in Michigan after a federal judge overturned the state's gay marriage ban. (Getty Images)

Appeals Court Halts Michigan’s Same-Sex Weddings

Federal court freezes a decision by a lower court that overturned Michigan’s ban on gay marriages.

03/22/2014

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Kansas Supreme Court Rules Public School Funding Unconstitutional

The Kansas Supreme Court said Friday the state’s current public school funding levels are unconstitutional.

03/07/2014

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Mo. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Red Light Camera Cases

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that it will not hear the cases of three cities whose red-light camera laws were challenged in lower courts.

02/26/2014

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Students Threaten To Sue High School Over ‘Unconstitutional’ Religious Tradition

Students are taking action by threatening to sue their high school in an effort to stop prayers at their public school’s annual graduation ceremony.

01/23/2014

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Capitol Perspectives: The Departure of Indicted Missouri Legislators

Legislators charged with felony crimes almost always eventually resign. At times, resignation from public office seems a part of a plea bargain deal.

11/15/2013

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Missouri Supreme Court Upholds Man’s Conviction in Trooper Death

Lance Shockley of Van Buren was convicted of first-degree murder for the killing of State Highway Patrol Sgt. Carl Dewayne Graham Jr.

08/13/2013

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Franklin County Officals Pay Close Attention To Supreme Court Case

Franklin County officials are waiting for a Supreme Court ruling involving a separation of church and state case in New York.

05/29/2013

Developer Paul McKee at state appeals court, (KMOX/file photo)

Paul McKee Grinning as Mo Supreme Court Rules His Way

A trial court more than two years ago threw out $390 million in TIF funding for developer Paul McKee’s NorthSide Regeneration project.

04/09/2013

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