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Supreme Court says no early release until restitution is paid

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Feb. 13 that defendants who haven’t finished paying restitution can’t be released early from probation for good behavior. In a unanimous opinion, the court resolved what it said was a conflict between two statutes. Section ...

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Criminal Law: Discharge from Probation-Earned Compliance Credits-Failure to Pay Court-Ordered Restitution

Defendants in underlying criminal cases were convicted and ordered to pay restitution and court costs as a condition of their probation. The state moved to revoke defendants’ probation for failure to keep current with their payments, but the circuit court ...

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