The Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys is speaking out in support of Amendment Two, a proposal on Tuesday’s ballot that would allow juries to hear the past offenses of a defendant accused of sexually assaulting a child.
The protestors know what they want, but Eric Zahnd with the Missouri Association of Prosecuting Attorneys says that’s not possible because the State of Emergency is over.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon continues to refuse to appoint a special prosecutor in the Michael Brown case, despite calls to do so to ease tensions in the streets.
Public defenders argue it would be better to do away with the state’s death penalty than try to fix a broken system.
Quintin P. O’Dell, a 22-year-old, was first suspected when a young woman awoke the day after Christmas with her belly slashed open.