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Justice reform groups continue push for venue, jurisdiction bills in Missouri Legislature

Taryn Phaneuf Mar. 15, 2017, 9:43am

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling regarding jurisdiction that looks like a win for the business community doesn’t negate the need for legislation reforming the way the state’s courts settle venue and joinder matters, civil justice reform advocates say.

Missouri high court rules arbritration panel overstepped authority in tobacco suit

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 1, 2017, 2:17pm

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Supreme Court Judge Jimmie M. Edwards ruled that an arbitration panel overstepped its authority in the state's suit against tobacco companies.

Chief Justice Patricia Breckenridge tells lawmakers that Missouri Supreme Court is part of good system

Dawn Geske Feb. 3, 2017, 9:53am

JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI – In her last big speech as chief justice of the Missouri Supreme Court, Patricia Breckenridge gave the State of the Judiciary speech on Jan. 24 to the Missouri General Assembly, discussing the progress of the court system, new appointments and future plans.