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.
Mo. and Ill. Courts Ranked Poorly in National SurveyMadison County, Illinois, is ranked the third worst "judicial hellhole" in the nation.
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.
Attorney Fee Limit for State JobsPrivate attorneys who negotiated Missouri's tobacco settlement were paid $111 million.
Abolishing the Death Penalty also Eliminated JobsLawyers who handled death penalty cases are no longer needed.