Andy Hirth for Judge

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit

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May 24, 2020
Ten Cases in Ten Days

In lieu of posting the ten most influential albums of my formative years, I'm posting ten judicial opinions that have shaped my view of constitutional law. My fourth case is West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish, 300 U.S. 379 (1937). First, a bit of constitutional history. In 1905, the Supreme Court overturned the conviction of […]

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May 20, 2020
Ten Cases in Ten Days

In lieu of posting the ten most influential albums of my formative years, I'm posting ten judicial opinions that have shaped my view of constitutional law. My third case is Missouri v. Holland, 252 U.S. 416 (1920). In 1916, the United States and Great Britain signed a treaty to protect migratory birds. As part of […]

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May 18, 2020
Ten Cases in Ten Days

In lieu of posting the ten most influential albums of my formative years, I'm posting ten judicial opinions that have shaped my view of constitutional law. Day 2 is Justice Jackson’s concurring opinion in Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer, 343 U.S. 579 (1952). In April 1952, the United Steelworkers of America called for […]

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May 18, 2020
Ten Cases in Ten Days

I'm posting ten judicial opinions that have shaped my view of constitutional law. The first case is Cooper v. Aaron, 358 U.S. 1 (1958). In 1957, three years after Brown v. Board of Education overruled the specious "separate but equal" doctrine and prohibited racial segregation in public schools, the Arkansas legislature amended their state constitution […]

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May 5, 2020
Interview on Hot Talk 93.9 FM, The Eagle

Thanks to Brandon Rathert and the Wake Up Columbia cast on Hot Talk 93.9 FM, The Eagle, for having me on their show this morning to discuss labor law issues during the Covid-19 pandemic. Listen to the interview on their website.

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February 27, 2020
Registration Day

Today I filed my paperwork with the Secretary of State to appear on the August 4 Democratic Primary ballot for Circuit Judge in Boone and Callaway Counties. I take this step with trepidation and humility, mindful of the awesome responsibility that comes with the robe. Right out of law school, I had the privilege to […]

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13th Judicial Circuit of Missouri
Serving Boone and Callaway Counties

I'm running for Circuit Judge in Boone and Callaway Counties. If the citizens of our community entrust me with this awesome responsibility, all who come before me will leave my courtroom knowing they have been heard and treated equitably regardless of class, color, or creed.
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