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New Missouri program will teach inmates to become ministers

The Missouri Department of Corrections is partnering with a university to launch college-level classes designed to train murderers, rapists and other long-term inmates to be ministers. The program with Hannibal-LaGrange University is expected to begin in December, offering a bachelor’s ...

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New Missouri program will teach inmates to become ministers

The Missouri Department of Corrections is partnering with a university to launch college-level classes designed to train murderers, rapists and other long-term inmates to be ministers. The program with Hannibal-LaGrange University is expected to begin in December, offering a bachelor’s ...

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Appeals court affirms $1.48M verdict against Department of Corrections

All 11 judges of the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District sit to hear a case on Thursday. Normally the job of presiding over an en banc hearing would fall to Chief Judge Alok Ahuja, third from left. Instead, Judge Joseph Ellis, center, filled that role in honor of his impending retirement. The other members of the court are, from left to right, Judges Gary Witt, Karen King Mitchell, Lisa White Hardwick, Vic Howard, Tom Newton, James Welsh, Mark Pfeiffer, Cynthia Martin and Anthony Rex Gabbert. Photo by Scott Lauck

The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District has upheld a $1.48 million verdict against the Missouri Department of Corrections in a Kansas City man’s retaliation case against the department. On July 23, a three-judge panel ruled in favor of plaintiff ...

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Judge orders Missouri to revise parole for some juvenile offenders

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A U.S. district judge has given Missouri Department of Corrections officials 60 days to present a plan for complying with the U.S. Constitution when it handles cases of prisoners serving sentences of life without parole for crimes committed while juveniles. ...

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