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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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$5.35M award affirmed for man wrongfully convicted of killing editor

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The Court of Appeals Western District on Dec. 10 affirmed a $5.35 million judgment for a man wrongfully convicted of killing a newspaper editor in Columbia. Ryan Ferguson spent a decade in prison for the 2001 murder of Columbia Daily ...

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