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Defender caseload rule struck down

An appeals court has struck down a rule allowing the Missouri Public Defender Commission to stop taking certain cases to reduce its offices' workloads. The demise of the rule places additional importance on a bill pending in the Missouri Legislature that would specifically allow the defender's office to set caseload caps and refuse to take on ...