The judge presiding over a hearing to determine if a Missouri man’s murder conviction should be overturned questioned on Friday if police and prosecutors “were in a little bit of a rush” to convict Lamar Johnson.Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court considered whether a prosecutor has the authority to seek a new trial for a man decades after his conviction, which the prosecutor claims was wrongful.
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Missouri Supreme Court judges convened a remote court hearing Tuesday to hear arguments over whether to grant a new trial for a man who has spent more than two decades in prison for a murder he and the St. Louis ...Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court will return next week to a virtual courtroom. The court is set to hear arguments April 14 in the case of Lamar Johnson, who has spent 25 years in prison for a murder he claims he ...Read More »
The effort to get a new trial for a man who has spent nearly 25 years in prison for a murder he claims he didn’t commit is headed to the Missouri Supreme Court. The Missouri Court of Appeals in the ...Read More »
The Court of Appeals Eastern District says it doesn’t have the power to let Lamar Johnson’s case be reopened, but perhaps the Missouri Supreme Court can. The appeals court on Dec. 24 dismissed an appeal seeking a new trial for ...
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