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Black prosecutors back Gardner, say they’ve faced resistance

Left to right, Edwin Furlow, Lenna Gilmore and Janey Archey, show signs of support outside the Mel Carnahan Courthouse in St. Louis on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, as several African-American female prosecutors from around the country and local activists rallied in support of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner in her efforts to reform the criminal justice system and her lawsuit against the St. Louis police union and the city of St. Louis among others. Gardner has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. Photo by Christian Gooden of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP

One day after St. Louis’ top prosecutor filed a federal lawsuit alleging a concerted and racist conspiracy to push her out of office, other black female prosecutors from across the U.S. defended Kim Gardner, saying they’ve faced the same resistance ...

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St. Louis prosecutor: Racist interests trying to force her out

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner speaks Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in St. Louis. Gardner on Monday filed what she called an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit, accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. (AP Photo/Jim Salter)

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner on Monday filed what she called an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit, accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. ...

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St. Louis prosecutor: Racist interests trying to force her out

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner speaks Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in St. Louis. Gardner on Monday filed what she called an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit, accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. (AP Photo/Jim Salter)

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner on Monday filed what she called an unprecedented federal civil rights lawsuit, accusing the city, the local police union and others of a coordinated and racist conspiracy aimed at forcing her out of office. ...

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Supreme Court to weigh Lamar Johnson case

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The Court of Appeals Eastern District says it doesn’t have the power to let Lamar Johnson’s case be reopened, but perhaps the Missouri Supreme Court can. The appeals court on Dec. 24 dismissed an appeal seeking a new trial for ...

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Court’s jurisdiction at heart of debate in Lamar Johnson case

The Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse in St. Louis. File photo

The Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District is considering whether it has jurisdiction to review an effort to reopen Lamar Johnson’s 1995 murder conviction. Johnson was convicted in 1995 of killing Marcus Boyd in a drug-related dispute. St. Louis Circuit ...

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