U.S. Supreme Court

A general view of the Supreme Court from the rooftop of the U.S. Capitol November 18, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

High Court Rejects Mo. Death Row Inmate Appeal

Leon Taylor set to die early Wednesday for 1994 Kansas City murder

11/18/2014

File photo of prison cells. (Credit: AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Supreme Court Stays Mo. Inmate Execution

Mark Christeson’s representation claimed his previous attorneys were inadequate.

10/29/2014

File photo of prison cells. (Credit: AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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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ACLU To Challenge Kansas Gay Marriage Ban

A decision by the nation’s highest court is expected to clear the way for the expansion soon of same-sex marriages to Kansas.

10/06/2014

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More Life Sentences In 2009 St. Louis Murder

The new sentence for Ledale Nathan Jr. followed a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that invalidated a former sentence.

07/26/2014

Supreme Court Building

Court Ruling Could Affect Missouri Union Fees

Missouri home health care workers could be affected by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on union fees in Illinois.

07/01/2014

Photo: CAROLINE GROUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images

1st US Executions Since Botched Lethal Injection

Georgia and Missouri have carried out the nation’s first executions since a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma in April revived concerns about capital punishment.

06/18/2014

Photo: Twitter / Josh Hawley

Mizzou Law Professor Reacts to Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

Professor Josh Hawley says the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the ban on affirmative action is about the fundamental rights of voters.

04/23/2014

Supreme Court Building

MU Law Professor Involved in Hobby Lobby Case

An associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Law is involved in a case that goes before the U.S. Supreme Court this week.

03/24/2014

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Mo. Lawmakers Plot New Plan For Juvenile Lifers

A Missouri state senator has introduced legislation that would allow 83 inmates convicted of first-degree murder to receive a new sentencing hearing.

02/01/2014

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