Michael Wolff

On The Trail
11:14 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Why Missourians Keep On Amending State Constitution

Missouri lawmakers placed more constitutional amendments on the ballot this year than in previous election cycles.
Credit Tim Bommel, House Communications

With dozens of sections and subsections, it wouldn’t be that easy to fit the Missouri Constitution in a shirt pocket. 

In the past 10 years, 24 amendments have been proposed to Missouri's constitution. Not all of those propositions passed, but the Show Me State’s constitution has been changed more often than the federal one. (The U.S. Constitution has been amended 27 times.)

This year’s election cycle featured more constitutional amendments on the ballot – nine – than any time in last decade. Three of them passed in August, and four more will be decided Tuesday.

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On The Trail
12:24 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Ronnie White's Nomination Recalls Past Battles — And Hard Feelings

Judge Ronnie White
Credit Missouri Supreme Court

Updated 12:22 p.m., Thurs., June 19: On June 19, the Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Ronnie White's nomination to the U.S. Senate floor. The committee's 10-7 affirmative vote makes it highly likely that White's nomination to the federal bench will be approved.

Here's the original story about White's nomination from April:

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Saint Louis University
3:22 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Wolff Named New Dean Of SLU Law School

Michael Wolff.
(Courtesy Michael Wolff)

Will be updated.

Former Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Wolff has been named as the new dean of Saint Louis University's School of Law.

Wolff is currently a professor at the School of Law and is the co-director of its Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Law. He sandwiched his judicial experience between his roles at SLU now and 23 years prior as a faculty member there.

Wolff is the School of Law's third dean in under a year. 

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MO Statehouse/ Supreme Court applicants
12:48 pm
Mon July 18, 2011

Three women, 10 men vying for seat on Mo. Supreme Court

Thirteen people have applied to fill a vacancy on the Missouri Supreme Court.
(via Flickr/david_shane)

Thirteen people have submitted applications to fill a soon-to-be-open seat on the Missouri Supreme Court.

The three women and 10 men are vying for the seat of Judge Michael Wolff, who will retire August 11th. They are:

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