Boone County’s prosecuting attorney is set to take the reins of the Missouri Association of Prosecution Attorneys (MAPA).
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The criminal code revision currently being debated in the General Assembly modernizes antiquated statutes, harmonizes numerous duplicate provisions and gives us an important new tool in the form of a fifth felony class.Read More »
The Missouri Supreme Court struck down rules the Missouri Public Defender Commission enacted in 2008 that allow public defenders to refuse certain types of cases.
But, as public defenders read the decision, opinion author Judge Michael A. Wolff shoved open the door to a new option. Public defender offices can't refuse some cases and take others, but particularly burdened offices might be able to refuse to take any new cases.