survivor benefits http://kbia.org en Mo. Supreme Court to hear 2 prominent court cases http://kbia.org/post/mo-supreme-court-hear-2-prominent-court-cases <p>The state Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments this week in cases involving school transfers and survivor's benefits for the gay partner of a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper.</p><p>Both cases are to be argued before the high court Wednesday.</p><p>Cpl. Dennis Engelhard was killed in 2009 while investigating a Christmas Day accident on Interstate 44 southwest of St. Louis. His partner sued for survivor's benefits, but their 15-year relationship is not recognized by the state.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 14:57:44 +0000 Associated Press 29428 at http://kbia.org Mo. Supreme Court to hear 2 prominent court cases