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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

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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

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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

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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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Scheduled Missouri Execution Temporarily Stayed

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule Wednesday on two petitions regarding Missouri death row inmate Herbert Smulls, the Missouri Attorney General’s office said.

01/29/2014

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Kansas Abortion Foes To Converge At Statehouse

Hundreds of abortion opponents are expected to converge on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the anniversary of the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.

01/22/2014

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Padded Walls, Not Prison Cells, For Some Missouri Sex Offenders

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.

12/26/2013

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White Supremacist Serial Killer Joseph Paul Franklin Executed

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled early Wednesday that Missouri could proceed with Franklin’s execution, just hours after a lower court blocked it.

11/20/2013

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Mo. Court Seeks More Input on Gay Death Benefits

The state’s high court heard arguments in February on a challenge to a Missouri law that denied survivor benefits to the same-sex partner of a Highway Patrol officer who died in the line of duty.

07/23/2013

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