Meet the three candidates for the U.S. District Court judgeship vacated by Judge Jean Hamilton.Read More »
Missouri Court of Appeals Judge Nannette Baker has been tapped to join the federal court as a magistrate judge.
Baker will join the St. Louis-based federal court after the FBI completes its background check. She will fill the vacancy created when Judge Audrey Fleissig moved up to the district bench. Baker said she anticipates moving to the federal bench in March.
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The president of the American Bar Association says that courts across the nation are facing potential threats to their independence. H. Thomas Wells Jr. (pictured with recently exonerated prisoner Josh Kezer, center, and Bryan Cave attorney Charlie Weiss, right, whose pro bono representation freed Kezer) said the threats ranged from ballot initiatives to partisan elections to rating systems from special interest groups. Wells was at Saint Louis University School of Law on Monday as a panelist for a roundtable discussion on the independent judiciary.Read More »
Correction: In the original version of this article, the first name of Janis Good was misspelled. Good, an assistant public defender, is one of the recipients of the St. Louis Daily Record’s Public Service Practitioner Award. We regret the error. ...
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