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Supreme Court to weigh Lamar Johnson case

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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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Court’s jurisdiction at heart of debate in Lamar Johnson case

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The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District is considering whether it has jurisdiction to review an effort to reopen Lamar Johnson’s 1995 murder conviction. Johnson was convicted in 1995 of killing Marcus Boyd in a drug-related dispute. St. Louis Circuit ...

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

Kimberly Gardner

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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