us supreme court http://kbia.org en Justice Stevens: Six Little Ways To Change The Constitution http://kbia.org/post/justice-stevens-six-little-ways-change-constitution Just a few words can hold a world of meaning. Sat, 26 Apr 2014 13:28:00 +0000 NPR Staff 52005 at http://kbia.org Justice Stevens: Six Little Ways To Change The Constitution Mo. lawmakers plot new plan for juvenile lifers http://kbia.org/post/mo-lawmakers-plot-new-plan-juvenile-lifers <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">More than 80 Missourians are serving sentences of life without parole that the U.S. Supreme Court says are unconstitutional because they were juveniles at the time of their crime.</p><p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:20:43 +0000 Associated Press 47565 at http://kbia.org Mo. lawmakers plot new plan for juvenile lifers Mo. family asks high court to review drug searches http://kbia.org/post/mo-family-asks-high-court-review-drug-searches <p>A recent southwest Missouri high school graduate and his family have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review whether drug searches in high schools violate the Fourth Amendment rights of students against unlawful search and seizure.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:57:12 +0000 Associated Press 37119 at http://kbia.org Mo. family asks high court to review drug searches Court weighs warrantless blood tests in DUI cases http://kbia.org/post/court-weighs-warrantless-blood-tests-dui-cases <p></p><p>The Supreme Court is considering whether police must get a warrant before ordering a blood test on an unwilling drunken-driving suspect.</p><p>The justices heard arguments Wednesday in a case involving a disputed blood test from Missouri. Police stopped a speeding, swerving car and the driver, who had two previous drunken-driving convictions, refused to submit to a breath test to measure the alcohol level in his body.</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 22:02:45 +0000 Associated Press 27049 at http://kbia.org Court weighs warrantless blood tests in DUI cases Mo. drunk driving case headed to U.S. Supreme Court http://kbia.org/post/mo-drunk-driving-case-headed-us-supreme-court <p>A Cape Girardeau drunk driving case is going all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.</p><p>The court will decide if police can give a blood test without a warrant.</p><p>After Tyler McNeely failed a field sobriety check and refused the breath test, a Missouri State Highway Patrol Officer took him to hospital where he had a blood test.</p><p>The American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri represents McNeely. Legal director Tony Rothert says the officer infringed upon McNeely’s fourth amendment protection from unreasonable search by drawing his blood without a warrant.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 17:28:20 +0000 Jacob McCleland 21814 at http://kbia.org Mo. drunk driving case headed to U.S. Supreme Court Court's Medicaid ruling could leave thousands uninsured http://kbia.org/post/courts-medicaid-ruling-could-leave-thousands-uninsured <p>As part yesterday&#39;s Supreme Court decision on Obama&#39;s health care law, the justices ruled the federal government can&#39;t revoke states&#39; Medicaid funding for failing to comply with the law&#39;s required Medicaid&nbsp; expansion. And as Véronique LaCapra reports, that could leave some Missourians without access to health insurance.</p><p> Fri, 29 Jun 2012 13:58:22 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 16752 at http://kbia.org After Supreme Court decision on health care, Missourians split on next step http://kbia.org/post/after-supreme-court-decision-health-care-missourians-split-next-step <p>The U.S. Supreme Court upheld most of the federal health care law in a ruling this morning. Among Missouri officials, and on the streets of downtown Columbia this afternoon, reaction was mixed.</p><p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 22:26:58 +0000 Jacob Fenston 16716 at http://kbia.org After Supreme Court decision on health care, Missourians split on next step Mo. immigrant advocacy groups on Arizona's mostly-nixed law http://kbia.org/post/mo-immigrant-advocacy-groups-arizonas-mostly-nixed-law Immigrant advocacy groups in Missouri say that while they are pleased the US Supreme Court <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-strikes-down-key-provisions-arizona-immigration-law">struck down </a>most of a controversial Arizona immigration policy, they remain concerned about a provision that had the support of the justices.<p>The five-to-three ruling on Monday allowed Arizona law enforcement officials to check the papers of anyone they suspect is in the country illegally. Opponents say that will lead to biased policing.<p>St. Wed, 27 Jun 2012 21:48:28 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 16621 at http://kbia.org Mo. immigrant advocacy groups on Arizona's mostly-nixed law Voters to weigh in on state health exchange http://kbia.org/post/voters-weigh-state-health-exchange <p>In the next few days, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on the constitutionality of the federal health care law. Even if the court upholds the law, one key component will be under fire here in Missouri come November. On the ballot will be a measure targeting the law&#39;s required online marketplaces, or health insurance exchanges, where individuals and small businesses can buy plans.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 12:05:41 +0000 Elana Gordon 16075 at http://kbia.org Voters to weigh in on state health exchange AG Koster writes SCOTUS about federal health care law http://kbia.org/post/ag-koster-writes-scotus-about-federal-health-care-law <p>Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster wants the U.S. Supreme Court to reject an individual health insurance mandate but uphold other parts of the federal health care law.&nbsp; Tue, 14 Feb 2012 23:45:35 +0000 Associated Press 8814 at http://kbia.org AG Koster writes SCOTUS about federal health care law