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8th Circuit judges toss civil rights lawsuit over arrest in Hayti

Eight years ago, Henry Hamilton got into an altercation with an apartment manager in the small Missouri town of Hayti. The manager’s boyfriend arrested him. The manager’s mother set a cash bond he couldn’t pay. And the town judge failed ...

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Courts decry DWI proposal

Gov. Jay Nixon’s proposal to shift some DWI cases from municipal courts to state courts is drawing fire from some who say the move will overburden state courts and drain revenue from cities. Nixon unveiled an array of proposals last ...

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