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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief – Effectiveness Of Counsel – Death Sentence

Baumruk v. State (MLW No. 63542/Case No. SC91564 – 34 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Fischer, J.; Teitelman, C.J., Russell, Breckenridge, Stith and Price, JJ., and Mesle, Sp. J., concur. Draper, J., not participating)

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Criminal Law: Death Sentence – Vacated Convictions -Invalid Sentencing Factors

State v. Bowman (MLW No. 62068/Case No. SC90618 – 38 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Teitelman, J.; Price, C.J., Russell, Breckenridge, Fischer and Stith, JJ., concur; Wolff, J., concurs in part and dissents in part in separate opinion filed; Stith, J., concurs in opinion of Wolff, J.)

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Convicted sniper Muhammad rejected by U.S. high court

Convicted sniper John Allen Muhammad lost a U.S. Supreme Court bid to stop his execution, scheduled for today in Virginia, for one of 10 killings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., area over three weeks in 2002. Muhammad was convicted of ...

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Lawyer seeks life sentence for client

The lawyer for a Jefferson County man, sentenced to death for the murder of an elderly DeSoto couple, asked the Missouri Supreme Court to resentence him to life in prison without parole. Rosemary Percival, the public defender representing Carman Deck ...

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Convicted killer seeks to commute death sentence to life in prison

The lawyer for a Jefferson County man, sentenced to death for the murder of an elderly DeSoto couple, asked the Missouri Supreme Court to resentence him to life in prison without parole. Rosemary Percival, the public defender representing Carman Deck ...

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