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‘Something a little different’: Missouri Supreme Court turns to videoconferencing for remote hearing

Missouri Supreme Court remote hearing

As the Missouri Supreme Court held its first-ever remote oral argument, Chief Justice George W. Draper III tried to make things seem as normal as possible.

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Supreme Court weighs new trial 25 years after conviction

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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 weighs wrongful conviction case

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 ...

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Supreme Court to weigh Lamar Johnson case

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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