St. Louis County Circuit Court Judge David Lee Vincent III ruled the council failed to give Adam Paul time to prepare a defense.
The 3-3 tie came after passionate pleas from residents. “There will be no moving forward until this is resolved.”
Ousted Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul hopes impeachment isn’t permanent as the City Council votes tonight to put him back in office.
“We’re trying to give the city an opportunity to stop the bleeding now and put me back in office,” said ousted Mayor Adam Paul.
A weeks-long controversy involving the state illegally sharing the personal information of Missouri gun owners took a dramatic turn Thursday.
Paul and his defense attorney Chet Pleban both vow a legal appeal to get the matter into a “real court.”
Three days of grinding, grueling testimony, and Ellisville City Council members still haven’t decided what to do with Mayor Adam Paul.
Mayor Adam Paul’s impeachment trial, on stage in a gymnasium packed spectators groaning and chuckling along, now bleeds into Election Day after a six-hour marathon hearing.
At the door sits a metal detector. Inside is an elementary school gymnasium filled with folding chairs which are themselves filled with shouting residents.
A lawyer for Paul argued that the city’s charter is unconstitutional and therefore the impeachment attempt should be grounded.