With more than 30 years of experience in the courtroom, Dee Wampler, a lawyer from Springfield MO, writes on current and historic laws and their implications for you.

Missouri Leads the Nation in HIV-related Convictions

By | 2019-02-14T20:51:11+00:00 February 14th, 2019|Blog|

Missouri Law The state of Missouri holds the highest conviction rate in the United States for prosecuting HIV-positive citizens for exposing a partner to the disease without the partners knowledge or consent. The state of Missouri prohibits sexual intercourse and as it presents a “grave and unjustifiable risk” [1]. Missouri provides a minimum 10-year sentence [...]

Your Statutory Privileges VS Prosecutor’s Investigative Subpoena

By | 2018-10-21T21:20:17+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Blog|

Your Statutory Privileges VS Prosecutor’s Investigative Subpoena One of the most important laws that every citizen should be fearful of is the Prosecutor’s Investigative Subpoena. “RSMo 56.085. Criminal investigations, prosecutors or circuit attorneys may obtain subpoena for witnesses, records, and books - In the course of a criminal investigation, the prosecuting or circuit attorney may [...]