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Breaking down body cameras

St. Louis County police officer Joya Jordan shows a video shot on her body camera. Photo by: KAREN ELSHOUT

State Rep. Brandon Ellington, D-Kansas City, has pre-filed a bill that would require Missouri police officers to wear body cameras, but he’s still working on amendments to address specifics on lingering legal questions including privacy.

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Last day

In a friendly debate over the constitutionality of an upcoming bill, Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, left, and Rep. Tim Jones, R-Eureka, both lawyers, don't let their disagreement get acrimonious as the last day of the legislative session runs its course Friday in Jefferson City. Photo by Karen Elshout

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Workers’ comp changes linger as session nears end

Missouri lawmakers have wrapped up some of their major tasks for the 2011 legislative session, including a $23.2 billion budget and congressional redistricting plan that survived the governor’s veto. That gives the Senate and House one more week to attend to other matters, including a few of specific interest to lawyers and the judiciary.

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