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St. Louis circuit attorney made an ‘intervenor’ to own case

In a case as procedurally tangled as Lamar Johnson’s, even the docket orders might have some value. Johnson was convicted in 1995 of the murder of Marcus Boyd. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner, whose office now contends he was ...

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Undoing injustice: Metro prosecutors test viability of conviction integrity units

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What should a Missouri prosecutor do upon learning her own office put an innocent man in prison? St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner believes Lamar Johnson is such a man. A jury convicted him of murder in 1995, but ...

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8th Circuit rules Kimberly Gardner immune from jailed inmate’s suit over time in custody

A panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled July 26 that St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner is entitled to qualified immunity from a suit brought by a man held in custody for a week after the ...

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Investigation involving St. Louis prosecutor Kimberly Gardner is ongoing

The special prosecutor overseeing the investigation of how St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner prosecuted last year’s criminal case against former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens confirmed Thursday that the investigation is still ongoing, even though the grand jury has disbanded. ...

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Investigation involving St. Louis prosecutor Kimberly Gardner is ongoing

The special prosecutor overseeing the investigation of how St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner prosecuted last year’s criminal case against former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens confirmed Thursday that the investigation is still ongoing, even though the grand jury has disbanded. ...

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Under scrutiny: Investigator’s indictment may imperil top prosecutor Kimberly Gardner

A recent 30-page indictment issued by a special grand jury contains allegations that could imperil the political future of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner. On June 14, the special grand jurors indicted her former investigator, William Don Tisaby of ...

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