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Judge: Settlement ‘not the vehicle’ for reforms to public defender caseloads

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A federal judge has refused to approve a settlement that would have set limits on Missouri public defender caseloads, saying it is “not the vehicle” to ensure the state meets its obligations to indigent criminal defendants. In a Jan. 27 ...

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ACLU sues Texas County judge and deputies, alleging illegal detention and drug testing

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The ACLU of Missouri has sued a Texas County judge and deputies for allegedly illegally detaining three people and testing them for drugs without probable cause. The ACLU filed the suit Sept. 30 in the U.S. District Court for the ...

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Advocates call LGBTQ rulings a positive step

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A pair of Missouri Supreme Court rulings have opened the door for LGBTQ individuals to bring sex-discrimination claims under the Missouri Human Rights Act, but the rulings don’t settle the issue of sexual orientation and gender-identity discrimination once and for all.

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