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State of Missouri vs. Lawrence Brandon

Defendant was charged with a total of sixteen counts for events that occurred on the night
of April 16, 2012, and into the early morning of April 17, 2012. Victim was leaving a bar where
she occasionally worked when Defendant and two other co-defendants jumped out from behind a
dumpster brandishing a gun and told her to get in her car with them. While driving, the men
took tu... More...
   $0 (02-02-2016 - MO)

Rickey E. Ferdinand vs. State of Missouri

On March 18, 1993, Appellant Rickey Ferdinand entered a home in Kansas City and had
sexual intercourse with C.G., a fifteen-year-old girl, without her consent and by use of forcible
compulsion. Ferdinand was subsequently arrested and C.G. provided vaginal swabs for
examination by the Kansas City Police Department Crime Laboratory (“Crime Lab”). C.G. also
made several statemen... More...
   $0 (02-02-2016 - MO)

State of Missouri vs. Jerri Smiley

In June 2013, Ms. Smiley, then 16 years old, was arrested by police for allegedly
stabbing another young woman in the back with a knife, causing a wound that required
seven surgical staples to close. The Greene County juvenile officer filed a petition in the
circuit court’s juvenile division alleging that Ms. Smiley had committed acts that, if
committed by an adult, would cons... More...
   $0 (01-26-2016 - MO)

Jeannie Owens vs. Missouri State Board of Nursing

When the Missouri State Board of Nursing revoked Jeannie Owens's nursing license
pursuant to section 335.066.16(1)(a), RSMo Cum. Supp. 2013, because Owens had pled guilty to
driving while intoxicated, Owens filed a petition for judicial review of the Board's decision with
the Circuit Court of Cole County. The circuit court reversed the Board's revocation order
concluding that ... More...
   $0 (11-29-2015 - MO)


Rex and Carol Malson lived in Branson and, in September 2010, went on vacation. On
September 29, 2010, Deputy Donald Piveral of the Taney County Sheriff’s Department received
a report of a burglary at the Malsons’ home. When he arrived at the scene, the front door and
garage door of the residence were open. Items in the home were strewn about. Deputy Piveral
photographed th... More...
   $0 (11-29-2015 - MO)

Dominic Lamar Hawkins vs. State of Missouri

A jury convicted Movant of two counts of first-degree assault and two counts of armed
criminal action. Movant was sentenced to four concurrent terms of 18 years’ imprisonment.
Movant appealed to this Court, and we affirmed his convictions and sentences in State v.
Hawkins, 327 S.W.3d 626 (Mo. App. E.D. 2010). On January 12, 2011, this Court issued its mandate in Movant’s direct a... More...
   $0 (11-28-2015 - MO)

Reginald Clemons vs. Steve Larkins

Reginald Clemons was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder and
sentenced to death for the April 5, 1991 murders of sisters, Julie Kerry and Robin Kerry.
Mr. Clemons filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus in this Court, seeking to vacate
his convictions because he claims that newly discovered evidence shows that he was
prejudiced when the state violated Brady v. ... More...
   $0 (11-24-2015 - MO)

City of St. Peters, Missouri vs. Bonnie A. Roeder,

The city enacted ordinance 4536, codified in St. Peters City Code section 335.095,
to authorize the installation and use of an automated red light enforcement system.
Ordinance 4536 further creates an offense that occurs when a “person fails to comply
with the City Traffic Code and the violation is detected through the automated red light
enforcement system.” As relevant to t... More...
   $0 (08-18-2015 - MO)

Renee Sneitzer v. Iowa Department of Education

K.S. was 16 at the time of the proceedings before the ALJ, and in addition to Asperger Syndrome, she has also been diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder, mood disorder, adjustment disorder, and Tourette's syndrome. These diagnoses significantly affect K.S.'s communication, socialization, and behavior. K.S. was a freshman and sophomore at Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School during the 2010-11... More...   $0 (08-08-2015 - MO)

Mark Robbins v. Randy Becker, Sr.

St. Louis, MO - Eighth Circuit affirms District Court summary judgment in favor of Missouri Highway Patrol

Mark and Gail Robbins, the owners and operators of I-44 Truck Center and
Wrecker Service, LLC and I-44 Wrecker Service, LLC (collectively, the Robbinses),
appeal the district court’s adverse grant of summary 1 judgment to fourteen individual
officers and supervisors ... More...
   $0 (07-27-2015 - MO)

Elsie Glickert v. The Loop Trolley Trans

In 2013, four individuals—Elsie Beck Glickert, Jen Rivenes Jensen, Irene
Franklin, and Peter Sarandos—filed a five-count complaint (“the Complaint”) against
a number of defendants seeking declaratory and injunctive relief from the
1The Honorable Timothy L. Brooks, United States District Judge for the
Western District of Arkansas, sitting by designation.
organization and... More...
   $-12 (07-01-2015 - MO)

Elise Beck Glickert v. The Loop Trolley Transportation Development District

In 2013, four individuals—Elsie Beck Glickert, Jen Rivenes Jensen, Irene
Franklin, and Peter Sarandos—filed a five-count complaint(“the Complaint”) against
a number of defendants seeking declaratory and injunctive relief from the
The Honorable Timothy L. Brooks, United States District Judge for the
Western District of Arkansas, sitting by designation.
orga... More...
   $0 (07-01-2015 - MO)

State of Missouri v. Gabriel L. Roche

Springfield, Greene County, MO - The State of Missouri charged Gabriel L. Roche with second-degree felony murder and armed criminal action.

Court docket entries for this case:

01/13/2014 Judgment Entered
Costs Ordered to Def
Judgment CVC $68 - Other
Sent Assessment Report... More...
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Hallmark Cards v. Monitor Clipper Partners

Hallmark Cards, Inc. (Hallmark), hired Monitor Company Group, L.P.
(Monitor), to compile research on the greeting cards market. Monitor transmitted
confidential market research it had prepared for Hallmark to a private equity firm
called Monitor Clipper Partners, LLC (Clipper), the defendant in this litigation.
Clipper used this information to purchase and subsequently manage a com... More...
   $0 (07-15-2014 - MO)

City of Moline Acres v. Charles W. Brennan

This appeal involves a challenge to the validity of a traffic ordinance (“Ordinance”) that was enacted by the City of Moline Acres (“City”) “to encourage the reduction in the number of vehicles that are driven on the City’s roads and thoroughfares at dangerous rates of speed,” by installing what are commonly referred to as “speed cameras.” Charles Brennan received a ticket pursua... More...   $0 (01-28-2014 - MO)

KNT Management, LLC v. Kimberly Flenoid

The plaintiff landlord, KNT Management, L.L.C., appeals the judgment entered by the Circuit Court of the City of St. Louis, awarding the landlord possession of an apartment leased by the defendant tenant, Kimberly Flenoid, but denying the landlord rent due, costs, and attorney’s fees. Following a trial de novo requested by the tenant, the trial court declined to award the landlord rent due, atto... More...   $0 (01-28-2014 - MO)

Business Communications v. U.S. Dept. of Education

Business Communications, Inc. (“BCI”) was awarded contracts to install cable in the El Dorado and Beebe Arkansas school districts under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (“ARRA”), Pub. L. No. 111-5, 123 Stat. 115 (2009). Branden Mueller, who worked for BCI on both projects, filed a complaint with the Department of Education (“DOE”) alleging that BCI had terminated his employme... More...   $0 (12-02-2013 - MO)

Issiah Andra v. Left Gate Property Holdings, Inc.

Issiah Andra appeals the judgment of the trial court dismissing Andra’s claims against Left Gate Property Holding, Inc., d/b/a Texas Direct Auto (“Left Gate”) for lack of personal jurisdiction. We affirm.


In July 2011, Andra purchased a 2007 GMC Yukon XL Denali (“the vehicle”) which was offered for sale by Left Gate on the eBay website. Andra reviewed the info... More...
   $0 (11-26-2013 - MO)

Paul Damon v. City of Kansas City, Missouri

Paul Damon ("Damon") and Natalia Olinetchouk ("Olinetchouk"), on behalf of themselves and others similarly situated, appeal the trial court's dismissal of their class action petition for declaratory relief, injunctive relief, and damages against the City of Kansas City and American Traffic Solutions, Inc. We hold that the ordinance is invalid because it conflicts with state law. We further hold th... More...   $0 (11-26-2013 - MO)

J.B. v. Avilla R-XIII School District

J.B., by and through his parents, Kevin and Laurie Bailey, J.B.’s parents themselves, A.L.A., by and through his guardian, Laura Liberty, and Laura Liberty herself (collectively “Plaintiffs”) filed suit against the Avilla R-XIII School District (“District”), alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title 42 U.S.C. § 12131 et seq., and section 504 of the Rehabili... More...   $0 (07-24-2013 - MO)

Darren Berry v. Volkswager Group of America, Inc.

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (hereinafter, “Volkswagen”) seeks review of the trial court’s judgment awarding the attorneys in the underlying class action lawsuit attorneys’ fees. Volkswagen raises five points on appeal challenging the lodestar amount and the multiplier that the trial court applied.

This Court finds that the lodestar amount was within the trial court’s discret... More...
   $0 (04-09-2013 - MO)

United States of America v. James Tebeau

James Tebeau owns more than 300 acres of land in southern Missouri where he has held weekend music festivals at which drug use was widespread. After undercover officers investigated the festivals, Tebeau was charged with having maintained a property from 2004 to 2011 for the purpose of manufacturing, storing, and distributing controlled substances in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 856(a)(2). Tebeau mov... More...   $0 (04-30-2013 - MO)

Dittmer Properties v. FDIC

Dittmer Properties, L.P., Dittmer Holdings, L.L.C., Barkley Center Holdings, L.L.C., Bufurd Farrington, and UMB Bank, N.A. (collectively "Dittmer") appeal the district court's1 dismissal under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b) of their two lawsuits against a failed bank, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) as the bank's receiver, and Cathy Richards, successor personal representati... More...   $0 (02-28-2013 - MO)

Victor Santiago v. Daniel Blair

Captain Garry Branch, Lieutenant Daniel Blair, and Correctional Officers Timothy Williford, Andrew Fox, Shannon Clubbs, and David E. Parsons (collectively Correctional Officers) appeal the district court’s denial of their motion for summary judgment based upon qualified immunity. We affirm in part, reverse in part, and remand for further proceedings.

I. Background

The facts in this... More...
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Randy Nolan v. Cathy Snead

A personal representative of a decedent’s estate failed to provide actual notice of the probate proceeding to children whom the decedent was alleged to have sexually abused. Because of the failure to notify the children, their claims1 against the estate were filed beyond the statutory six-month requirement found in section 473.360.2 The children’s father, their sole custodian and guardian, fil... More...   $0 (01-29-2013 - MO)

Sneil, LLC v. Tybe Learning Center, Inc.

Sneil, LLC, sought to quiet title to 3645 Marietta Drive, Florissant, Missouri, and to eject Tybe Learning Center, Inc. and Regions Bank from that property. The circuit court found in favor of the Tybe and Regions. Sneil appealed. After opinion, the court of appeals transferred the case to this Court, which has jurisdiction. Mo. Const. art. V, sec. 10.1


On August 28, 2006, Snei... More...
   $0 (07-03-2012 - MO)

Johnny Briscoe v. County of St. Louis, Missouri

Johnny Briscoe sued St. Louis County and three of its police officers – Lane Hollandsworth, Stephen Deen, Sr., and Jack Webb – under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, alleging they violated his constitutional rights by causing his wrongful conviction for rape and delaying his exoneration. After dismissing the County from the case, the district court1 granted summary judgment to the individual defendants, dis... More...   $0 (08-29-2012 - MO)

Carol Hutson v. Jude Walker

Carol (Lynn) and Jason Hutson brought this action against Jude Walker, Julie Baumgardner, and Sallie West, social service employees in Jackson County, Missouri, alleging they violated 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and state law by recommending that custody of their son A.H. be granted to his grandparents, Carolyn and Patrick Cattin. According to the Hutsons this recommendation resulted in the untimely death o... More...   $0 (08-21-2012 - MO)

Maizie Avichail v. St. John's Mercy Health System

Maizie Avichail brought a medical malpractice action as next friend of T.A., her minor daughter. There were three defendants: St. John’s Mercy Medical Center; Geraldine Jones, a nurse involved in T.A.’s care; and Fastaff, Inc., Jones’s employer.

A jury found for the defendants, and the district court1 denied Avichail’s motion for a new trial. Avichail appeals, arguing that the dis... More...
   $0 (07-25-2012 - MO)

B. Andersen v. HUD

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) debarred B. B. Andersen from obtaining federal government contracts in 1990 after he failed to make required payments to the agency. Twenty years after HUD had sent him notice of the debarment, Andersen brought this action seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against its enforcement. The district court1 dismissed the complain... More...   $0 (05-03-2012 - MO)

T.B. v. St. Joseph School District

T.B.'s parents, on behalf of their disabled child, appeal the district court's1 finding the St. Joseph School District did not violate the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act by failing to provide a free appropriate public education to T.B., making the parents ineligible for reimbursement for the costs of T.B.'s home-based program. We affirm.


T.B. is an autistic child. In 1... More...
   $0 (04-26-2012 - MO)

Dennis Strutton v. Linda Meade

Dennis W. Strutton filed a pro se 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action, alleging violations of his Fourteenth Amendment due process rights as a civilly-committed resident of the Missouri Sexual Offender Treatment Center (MSOTC).1 He now appeals the district court’s2 adverse judgment entered after a six-day bench trial. We affirm.


In 1999, Missouri lawmakers passed the Missouri Sexually Viol... More...
   $0 (02-03-2012 - MO)

State ex rel. Robert McKeage v. The Honorable Michael J. Cordonnier

Robert and Janet McKeage (hereinafter, “Relators”) sued Bass Pro Outdoor World, LLC (hereinafter, “Bass Pro”) in a five-count petition for charging a document preparation fee for purchasing a boat. After the circuit court overruled Relators’ motion to certify a nationwide class, they sought relief by way of a writ of prohibition. This Court issued a preliminary writ, which is made perman... More...   $0 (01-17-2012 - MO)

P.L.S. v. Chris Koster

This case presents the issue of whether the holder of a judgment obtained against a school district's former bus driver is entitled to collect that judgment from the State Legal Expense Fund, established by section 105.711 RSMo.1

Factual Background

In the fall of 2006, Robert Griffith, a school bus driver for the Doniphan R-I School District, molested a four-year-old preschool girl (... More...
   $0 (12-13-2011 - MO)

Jennifer Johnson v. Joe Phillips

Joe Phillips, building commissioner and Auxiliary Reserve Police Officer for Velda City, Missouri, stopped Jennifer Johnson’s vehicle, arrested her, and searched her car. Johnson presented evidence that Phillips then directed her to follow him to an empty parking lot, and that he sexually assaulted her. Johnson sued Philips under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for violations of her constitutional rights. The... More...   $0 (12-22-2011 - MO)

H. Donald Hudson v. Alyson Campbell

The district court1 dismissed Greta Arlene Hudson’s § 1983 claim against the Directors of the Missouri Family Support Division and Department of Social Services 1The Honorable Nanette K. Laughrey, United States District Judge for the Western District of Missouri.


The Division denied Hudson’s application for Medicaid benefits on the grounds that she had transferred property in... More...
   $0 (12-15-2011 - MO)

William Holden v. Linda Hirner

William Holden (Holden), a pretrial detainee, was assaulted by three other inmates while he awaited trial. Holden appeals the district court’s1 adverse grant of summary judgment on Holden’s 42 U.S.C. § 1983 claim against several prison officials. Holden contends the district court failed to recognize genuine disputes of material fact regarding (1) the substantial risk of harm he faced while i... More...   $0 (12-02-2011 - MO)

Margaret French v. Barber Asphalt Paving Company

This was a suit instituted in the circuit court of Jackson county, Missouri, by the Barber Asphalt Paving Company, a corporation whose business it was to construct pavements composed of asphalt, against Margaret French and others, owners of lots abutting on Forest avenue in Kansas City, for the purpose of enforcing the lien of a tax bill issued by that city in part payment of the cost of paving sa... More...   $0 (04-29-1901 - MO)

Susan M. Cannon (Randall) v. James R. Cannon

Susan Randall ("Mother") appeals from a judgment entered in the Circuit Court of Cole County modifying the visitation provisions of the decree dissolving her marriage to James Cannon ("Father"). In its judgment, the trial court dramatically increased Father's supervised visitation and included two, three, and fourteen-day supervised overnight periods. The trial court also approved Father's new wif... More...   $0 (11-01-2011 - MO)

Ronnie Walters v. Carl Wolf

SMITH, Circuit Judge. Ronnie Walters brought this 42 U.S.C. § 1983 action against the City of Hazelwood, Missouri, ("the City") and Hazelwood Chief of Police Carl Wolf, alleging that they (1) deprived him of his property, namely a handgun and its ammunition, without due process of law, in violation of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution; and (2) through the same ... More...   $0 (11-04-2011 - MO)

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