Missouri Supreme Court http://kcur.org en Mo. Supreme Court Hears Case Involving Second Injury Fund http://kcur.org/post/mo-supreme-court-hears-case-involving-second-injury-fund <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri&#39;s long-ailing Second Injury Fund is at the center of a lawsuit heard Tuesday before the State Supreme Court.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">David </span>Spradling<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was injured on the job in 1998 after having previously been declared disabled, and died in 2005 from unrelated circumstances.&#160; He had filed a Second Injury Fund claim, which his three children pursued, and in 2011 were awarded his disability payments for the rest of their lives.&#160; Attorney Sheila </span>Blaylock<span style="line-height: 1. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:28:31 +0000 Marshall Griffin 44914 at http://kcur.org Mo. Supreme Court Hears Case Involving Second Injury Fund Mo. Supreme Court Hears Arguments About Student Transfer Law http://kcur.org/post/mo-supreme-court-hears-arguments-student-transfer-law <p>A lawsuit that&rsquo;s delaying the implementation of Missouri&rsquo;s student transfer law in the Kansas City area was heard Wednesday by the Missouri Supreme Court. At issue is a lower court ruling that declared the law to be an unfunded mandate for schools in Independence, North Kansas City and Lee&rsquo;s Summit, but not for Blue Springs and Raytown.&nbsp;</p><p>Attorney Duane Martin argued Blue Springs&rsquo; position before the High Court, saying it would be an unfunded mandate for them as well.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:32:58 +0000 Marshall Griffin 44586 at http://kcur.org Sales Tax Collections Could Extend to Vehicles Purchased Outside Of Mo. http://kcur.org/post/sales-tax-collections-could-extend-vehicles-purchased-outside-mo <p>Missouri lawmakers have sent legislation to Governor Jay Nixon that would levy local sales taxes on vehicles purchased in other states with voters’ approval.&nbsp; Thu, 04 Apr 2013 21:06:23 +0000 Marshall Griffin 34592 at http://kcur.org Sales Tax Collections Could Extend to Vehicles Purchased Outside Of Mo. Mo. Supreme Court Tosses Out Caps On Medical Malpractice http://kcur.org/post/mo-supreme-court-tosses-out-caps-medical-malpractice <p>Missouri&rsquo;s Supreme Court has effectively overturned state caps on non-economic damages that can be awarded in medical malpractice cases.&nbsp; <em>Read more about about the decision <a href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/file.jsp?id=55761">here</a>. </em> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 21:21:20 +0000 Elana Gordon 21942 at http://kcur.org Mo. Supreme Court Tosses Out Caps On Medical Malpractice Ballot Initiatives' Authority Upheld http://kcur.org/post/ballot-initiatives-authority-upheld-0 <p>The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the State Auditor&rsquo;s authority to prepare fiscal notes and summaries for citizen-initiated ballot questions.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 20:44:12 +0000 Marshall Griffin 21940 at http://kcur.org Ballot Initiatives' Authority Upheld New Kansas City Court Finds Another Route For Law-Breaking Vets http://kcur.org/post/new-kansas-city-court-finds-another-route-law-breaking-vets <p>The Missouri State Court serving much of Kansas City and The Veterans&rsquo; Administration Medical Center have inaugurated the region&rsquo;s first drug court veterans&rsquo; program.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 23:13:11 +0000 Dan Verbeck 20417 at http://kcur.org New Kansas City Court Finds Another Route For Law-Breaking Vets Court Scraps Districts, Questions Cleaver Boundaries http://kcur.org/post/court-scraps-districts-questions-cleaver-boundaries <p style="margin-right: -0.04in; margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"><font size="3">Three decisions from the Missouri Supreme Court today leave the state in Congressional redistricting limbo. Two of the rulings say lower court decisions rejecting suits over the boundaries two districts were wrong and the suits must be considered. The two districts were Representative Emanuel Cleaver&#39;s 5<sup>th</sup> Distrct and one in eastern Missouri. </font></p><p style="margin-right: -0.04in; margin-bottom: 0in; line-height: 100%"> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 21:43:00 +0000 Steve Bell 10960 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Friday, January 13, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-friday-january-13-2012 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p> <p>• Missouri Supreme Court Hears Redistricting Lawsuits<br /> • Brownback’s Budget Proposal Restores Some Arts Funding<br /> • New Play Tackles Bullying and Disability</p> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 13:46:39 +0000 Maria Carter 10747 at http://kcur.org Supreme Court Orders Payment: City Funds Lacking http://kcur.org/post/supreme-court-orders-payment-city-funds-lacking <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d127ef06eb3-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d127ef06eb3-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d127ef06eb3-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-948321.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The chief attorney at City Hall in Kansas City can't find much to contest in a Missouri Supreme Court ruling that will cost the city $2.1 million. And they are dollars the city can ill afford.</p> Wed, 26 Jan 2011 21:05:51 +0000 Dan Verbeck 7497 at http://kcur.org