Arch City Defenders

A demonstrator protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown is arrested by a National Guard troop and a police officer outside of the Ferguson Police Station November 28, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Earlier today a small stretch of West Florissant Road was open back to motorist and residents living in the area as tension continue to still run high after Brown, a 18-year-old black male teenager was fatally wounded by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson Police officer on August 9, 2014. A St. Louis County 12-member grand jury who reviewed evidence related to the shooting decided Monday not to indict Wilson with charges sparking riots through out Ferguson. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Stenger Defends Charges Against Ferguson Protesters

County Executive does not believe charges filed a year after arrests give county a black eye.

08/19/2015

Appeals court judge Roy Richter opens Ferguson municipal court, lays out how things will proceed. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

New Judge Sits Behind Ferguson Bench

State appeals judge Roy Richter introduced himself to defendants, first, by lowering many fines, putting them in line with what the state and county charge.

03/20/2015

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Charlie Brennan – September 9 – NFL’s Ray Rice and Domestic Abuse; Richard Mark of Ameren; Thomas Harvey, Prof. John Ammann; Judge Frank Vatterott; Michael Gillani and Brad Wiley of LoanCaddie

Charlie and Debbie with Karen Kirk of Lydia’s House, and with Thomas Harvey of City Arch Defenders and SLU Law School Prof. John Ammann. Charlie talks with Ameren Illinois President and CEO Richard Mark; with Municipal Court Judge Frank Vatterott; and with Michael Gillani and Brad Wiley of Loan Caddie.

09/09/2014

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Group Asking for Clarification of Courts’ Ability to Lower Traffic Fines Based on Income

Saying it would help low-income violators – and the cities they owe money to – a group of local law professors is asking the Missouri Supreme Court to make it clear that it is okay for municipal courts to lower traffic fines based on income.

09/04/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Friday, August 22 – Jay Leno, NBC “Tonight Show” Superstar

Charlie talks with Jay Leno, former host of NBC-TV’s “The Tonight Show” about the Ferguson MO shooting, the life of Robin Williams and
his upcoming trip to St. Louis. Charlei and Debbie talk with Thomas Harvey of Arch City Defenders, who have another perspective on anger in the community.

08/22/2014

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Minor Legal Issues Pose Major Barriers For Poor, Homeless

A group of St. Louis attorneys says the old adage “do the crime, do the time” doesn’t always make sense.

10/21/2013

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