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Entries Tagged as 'MO Supreme Court'

Guest Column: Missouri’s Recent “DRED”FUL Decision: Embryos Are Property

February 16th, 2017 · No Comments

By Jalesia “Jasha” McQueen In 1852, the Missouri Supreme Court paved the way for one of the most dreadful decisions in U.S. History: The Dred Scott Case.  Humans were property.  And now apparently, Missouri is at it again.  This time, in 2017, the Missouri Supreme Court refused to review an abhorrent decision made by the […]

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Tags: Abortion · MO Legislature · MO Supreme Court

Post Dispatch Follows Up On MOPNS Judge Story

August 4th, 2014 · No Comments

The Post Dispatch today followed up on our story from Saturday about an appointed St. Charles County judge caught lying about her endorsements. A judge’s recent campaign mailing claiming endorsements by rival state Senate candidates has stirred some late controversy in the lead-up to Tuesday’s Republican primary. Bob Onder, one of the three Senate hopefuls, […]

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Tags: MO Supreme Court · St. Louis

Picture of the Day: Judicial Integrity? Judge Candidate Lies About Endorsements

August 2nd, 2014 · 1 Comment

Rules Governing the Missouri Bar and the Judiciary. “Rule 2-4.2 A (5) shall not knowingly or with reckless disregard for the truth make any false or misleading statement or misrepresent the candidate’s identity, qualifications, present position, or other fact;” RINO Judge Erin Burlison, a known Democrat and who was appointed to her judgeship by Governor Nixon, […]

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Tags: MO Supreme Court · Picture/Quote of the Day · St. Louis · Uncategorized

Quote of the Day: Hyenas, Black School Children & ‘Political Zeroes’

June 25th, 2014 · No Comments

“In your worthless political life, you have never spoken to any issue that affects black children, black adults in any shape, form or fashion…Next week, you’re going to have your committee of the whole meeting. It’s going to being me and you. You get your Committee of the Whole meeting and I get a chance […]

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Tags: MO Legislature · MO Supreme Court · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

GUEST EDITORIAL: Missouri Judges Recommendations Released to Public

October 26th, 2012 · No Comments

By Megan O’Neill The foundation of merit-based selection in American judicial systems is credited largely to the 70-year-old plan created in the heartland of this country. In one form or another, more than 30 states have been influenced by or have adopted a variety of Missouri’s non-partisan court plan. The plan, implemented by the Show […]

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“Missouri Plan” Profiled in National Review

April 12th, 2012 · No Comments

Below is a great article in National Review on the “Missouri Plan” for choosing judges. Currently, the governor chooses a new judge from a panelist of three finalists. We’ve been following this issue closely after we posted this exclusive. The Missouri legislature is considering a constitutional amendment to modify the way judges in Missouri are […]

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