St. Louis Public Defender Calls for More AttorneysMary Fox says her office handles about 100 jury trials a year with a team of 20 public defenders.
Missouri Public Defenders See Little Relief in BudgetState Public Defender Director Michael Barrett told a Senate panel Tuesday his office is short-staffed by more than 250 attorneys.
Lawyers for Ball-Bey's Family Dispute Police AccountA 14-year-old who was with Ball-Bey says they were unarmed.
Illinois Turns Over Marijuana Applications to AttorneysIllinois has turned over 13,000 pages of documents to attorneys challenging how the state awarded one medical marijuana business license, marking the first release of such material.
Missouri Executes 'Brain-Damaged' Death Row Inmate Cecil ClaytonThe Missouri Supreme Court, in a 4-3 ruling, declined to intervene Saturday. The court’s majority concluded there was no evidence that Clayton despite his brain injury isn’t capable of understanding his circumstances.
Attorneys Push for Clemency in Scheduled Missouri ExecutionAttorneys for Cecil Clayton, 74, argue in last-minute appeals and a clemency request that Clayton has dementia and brain damage from a 1972 sawmill accident.
Michael Brown's Parents Announce Civil LawsuitFamily lawyer says the city of Ferguson and former officer Darren Wilson will be named in a wrongful death suit.
Former Chief Fitch Sees Lose-Lose Scenario for Ferguson with DOJ Action"It will either bankrupt them by having to fight it, or it will bankrupt them by having to comply with it," says former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.
Death Row Inmate Waits to Know if Request for a Stay Will Be GrantedA Missouri death row inmate is clinging to hope that his lawyers will successfully argue that mistakes were made by his previous team of attorneys.
Family Violence Unit Sees Repeat Offenders, Victims of Domestic ViolenceWhether or not Ray Rice gets his job back with the Baltimore Ravens, the issue of domestic violence doesn't appear to be diminishing in our area.
Governor Nixon's Office Budget Under FireHouse Budget Chair Ryan Silvey said of the governor's office budget, includes five aides who make more than $100,000 annually.
Complaint Issued Against Former Trooper Mitchell's Attorney She allegedly exchanged email with arbitrator hearing workers' comp case