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St. Louis County implements public defender waitlist

Private attorneys in St. Louis County soon may find themselves assigned to represent indigent clients in certain types of low-level felony cases. On Dec. 5, following a prolonged effort by public defenders from the St. Louis County Trial Office to ...

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Undoing injustice: Metro prosecutors test viability of conviction integrity units

Jean Peters Baker Wesley Bell Kimberly Gardner

What should a Missouri prosecutor do upon learning her own office put an innocent man in prison? St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner believes Lamar Johnson is such a man. A jury convicted him of murder in 1995, but ...

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Public Defender may get partial solution to caseload problem: Wesley Bell

Stephen Reynolds is waiting – and watching. One year ago, Reynolds, the District Defender in St. Louis County, convinced then-Presiding Judge Douglas Beach to recognize that his assistant public defenders were overloaded and to order possible remedies. Long-time Prosecuting Attorney ...

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Fired prosecutor reaches settlement with St. Louis County

A veteran assistant prosecutor who was fired in January when Wesley Bell took over as St. Louis County’s top prosecutor has reached a $25,000 settlement with the county. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday that the settlement with Kathi Alizadeh ...

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Fired prosecutor reaches settlement with St. Louis County

A veteran assistant prosecutor who was fired in January when Wesley Bell took over as St. Louis County’s top prosecutor has reached a $25,000 settlement with the county. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Friday that the settlement with Kathi Alizadeh ...

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BAMSL to induct four to Pioneers Wall of Fame

The Bar Association of St. Louis will add four new members who exemplify excellence in the legal community to its Gallery of Legal Pioneers Wall of Fame during a ceremony from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at the BAMSL ...

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New St. Louis County prosecutor fires some staff

St. Louis County’s new prosecuting attorney is shaking up his staff just two days into the new job, his spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday, and a veteran assistant prosecutor who presented evidence to the grand jury after the fatal police shooting of ...

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New St. Louis County prosecutor fires some staff

St. Louis County’s new prosecuting attorney is shaking up his staff just two days into the new job, his spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday, and a veteran assistant prosecutor who presented evidence to the grand jury after the fatal police shooting of ...

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