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Missouri Supreme Court Invalidates Felony Stealing

The Missouri Supreme Court has recently invalidated the felony enhancement provision contained within the stealing statute. In State v. Bazell, 497 S.W.3d 263 (Mo. banc 2016), the defendant appealed ...
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Why Criminal Defendants NEED to Appear at All Court Proceedings

As a criminal defense attorney, one question often asked by my clients is whether they need to appear at each new court date. My usual answer, of course, is typical of an attorney – it depends. ...
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Whiteley Law Firm Wins Appeal of Concealed Carry Permit Denial

As a referral attorney for the National Rifle Association (NRA),* Kevin Whiteley of the Whiteley Law Firm received a call from a Vietnam-era Navy veteran, former police officer, and Teamster union ...
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