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Commission seeks applicants for Teitelman vacancy on Supreme Court of Missouri

The Appellate Judicial Commission announced yesterday that it is accepting applications for judge of the Supreme Court of Missouri to fill the vacancy created by the Nov. 29, 2016, death of Judge Richard B. Teitelman. Citizens are encouraged to nominate well-qualified candidates for the commission’s consideration. The Missouri Constitution requires that a judge of the

Supreme Court of Missouri announces death of Judge Richard Teitelman

The Supreme Court of Missouri today announced the passing of its colleague, Judge Richard B. Teitelman, who began his service on the state’s high court in March 2002 and served as its chief justice from July 2011 through June 2013. Judge Teitelman was 69. The Court cancelled oral arguments scheduled for Tuesday. “On behalf of

The Missouri Plan celebrates 76 years of attracting high-quality judges in the least political way

Missouri’s Non-Partisan Court Plan, commonly known as The Missouri Plan, turns 76 years old Nov. 5. In the more than three-quarters of a century since its creation, the plan has served as a model for other states and has been adopted by Missouri voters to apply to trial court judges in additional Missouri circuits. Above

Missouri chief justice delivers State of the Judiciary speech

Photo courtesy of Tim Bommel, Missouri House Communications

Speaking to a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly in Jefferson City, Supreme Court of Missouri Chief Justice Patricia Breckenridge delivered the State of the Judiciary Address on Jan. 27. After providing a brief introduction on her background, Breckenridge – who was appointed to the high court in 2007 and has served as chief

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