The letter may carry little significance now, but it underscores the reluctance some Republicans had in enthusiastically backing Greitens, who bashed establishment politics and was once a Democrat. Kinder also foreshadowed some of the issues that would dog Greitens throughout his tenure — mainly a lack of transparency. … [Read more...] about A letter Greitens’ GOP rival sent before the 2016 election foreshadowed issues to come
Smith, 47, of Poplar Bluff is a Southern Baptist, and she was one of the library staffers scheduled to work the event. When she declined, citing conflict with her religious beliefs, she was given a 10-day suspension without pay, says attorney Anthony Rothert of the American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri. … [Read more...] about Holy Hogwarts!
Derrick R. Williams Sr. of Cape Girardeau was suspended Friday by the Missouri Supreme Court for failing to file quarterly reports and failing to remain current with his debt payments, as required by the rules of his probation, according to the Southeast Missourian. … [Read more...] about Bad Debts Earn License Suspension for Missouri Lawyer
The Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") and the Missouri Department of Revenue have postponed many tax deadlines for taxpayers who reside or have a business in any Missouri county declared a “disaster area” by the Federal government. These counties currently include: … [Read more...] about Tax Relief for Disaster Areas (Updates with additional Missouri counties)
THE MOST RELIABLE TESTCorrell says he is comforted that Missouri is not arguing for wide authority about who may draw blood or where it may be done. The state suggests in its brief that Schmerber does not permit blood tests to be performed by nonqualified personnel in nonmedical settings. Correll also agrees with the state that blood evidence is the most reliable of DWI testing methods. But he parts company with the state on the need for a warrant. “What the state is saying is we know there is going to be this emergency” every weekend, Correll says. “And we know we have several hours” to obtain the probative evidence, he adds, “but we don’t think we should have to get a warrant.” … [Read more...] about Blood Simple: DWI Test Is Latest in a Series of SCOTUS 4th Amendment Cases