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The Case of the Shootout at 1860’s Saloon

Discussing: State v. Endicott, ED107254 Opinion filed by the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, February 25, 2020. You and your friends just closed down 1860’s in Soulard. It is about 1:30am, and you’re looking to go to a different bar now to keep to the good times rolling. As you are leaving, one of…
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The Case of the Talkative Driver

Discussing: Smith v. Dir. Of Revenue, WD82995 Opinion filed by the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, February 18, 2020. Imagine you’re driving home at about 10:45pm, traveling 47 MPH in a 35 MPH zone when you get pulled over by a law enforcement officer. The officer says he smelled a strong odor of alcohol…
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The Case of the Unreliable Officer

Discussing: State of Missouri v. Leslie Christy, WD82831 Opinion filed by the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, on February 18, 2020. Imagine you are driving a friend at 12:45am. You didn’t notice that you were doing 15 MPH over the speed limit, and drive right past a cop. The cop pulls you over. Claiming…
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The Case of the Precarious Siesta

Discussing: Bryan Goforth v. Director of Revenue , WD82604. Opinion filed by the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, on February 11, 2020. Imagine being alone and about 250 miles away from home. You’re minding your own business, taking a nap in the driver’s seat of your car at Taco Bell at 1:00am. You have…
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