non-violent offenders

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Slay Extending Second Chance to Non-Violent, Misdemeanor Offenders

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay wants to forgive 220,000 people in the city who failed to show up in court for non-violent misdemeanor cases, giviing them another chance.

10/02/2014

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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

File photo of a prison. (Credit: Jodie Coston/Getty Images)

Nixon Signs Changes To Missouri Sentencing Laws

St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Supports Changes.

07/07/2012

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