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Chief Justice Fischer calls for expansion of drug treatment courts in his State of Judiciary address

photo courtesy of Tim Bommel, House Communications Expanding drug treatment courts, continuing criminal justice reform efforts, technology to benefit Missouri citizens’ access to the courts, efficiencies and re-circuiting were all topics tackled Wednesday morning when Hon. Zel M. Fischer stepped up to the Missouri House dais for his first State of the Judiciary remarks as

Supreme Court of Missouri seeks feedback from Kansas City residents

The Supreme Court of Missouri’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness will host its next public feedback session Sept. 16 in Kansas City to gain the public’s input into Missouri’s juvenile justice system. All community members are invited to attend this session, which will focus on: Listening to ideas, experiences or recommendations from the public;

Supreme Court commission asking St. Louis-area residents for feedback on juvenile courts

The Supreme Court of Missouri’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness will hold a public feedback session Aug. 26 in St. Louis to gain the public’s input into Missouri’s juvenile justice system. All community members are invited to attend this session, which will focus on: Listening to ideas, experiences or recommendations from the public; and

Supreme Court commission asking Springfield-area residents for feedback on juvenile courts

The Supreme Court of Missouri’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness will hold a public feedback session Aug. 12 in Springfield to gain the public’s input into Missouri’s juvenile justice system. All community members are invited to attend this session, which will focus on: Listening to ideas, experiences or recommendations from the public; and Examining

Public invited to share thoughts on state’s juvenile justice system

The Supreme Court of Missouri’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness has announced that it will hold a series of feedback sessions this summer to gain the public’s input into Missouri’s juvenile justice system. Community forums are being planned for Cape Girardeau, Kansas City, St. Louis and Springfield, with the first session scheduled for Saturday,

Missouri Bar President comments on appointment of Hon. W. Brent Powell to the Supreme Court of Missouri

“The people of Missouri deserve skilled, fair and impartial judges, and the appointment of Hon. W. Brent Powell shows that Missouri’s Non-Partisan Court Plan continues to work for the people of Missouri by providing high-quality judges in the least political way while giving voters the final say through a retention vote. The Appellate Judicial Commission

Gov. Greitens appoints Judge Brent Powell to the Missouri Supreme Court

Judge W. Brent Powell, of Kansas City, will serve as the next judge on the Supreme Court of Missouri. A news release from the office of Gov. Greitens follows. Governor Eric Greitens has appointed Judge W. Brent Powell, of Kansas City, to serve as the next judge on the Supreme Court of Missouri. “The Missouri

Commission announces nominees to fill Teitelman vacancy on Supreme Court of Missouri

Lisa White Hardwick, Benjamin A. Lipman and W. Brent Powell

Patricia Breckenridge, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri and chair of the Appellate Judicial Commission, announced yesterday that a commission has submitted to Governor Eric Greitens its panel of nominees to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court of Missouri. This vacancy exists due to the November 2016 death of Judge Richard B.

Supreme Court of Missouri holds public forums on racial and ethnic fairness

Thursday marked the first in a series of four public hearing sessions sponsored by The Supreme Court of Missouri Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness. The event was open to the public to collect feedback on the commission’s suggestions for improving equality within the judicial system. The commission was created by order of the Supreme

Missouri chief justice delivers State of the Judiciary Address

Photo courtesy of Tim Bommel

Supreme Court of Missouri Chief Justice Patricia Breckenridge told Missouri’s lawmakers and statewide elected officials Tuesday that Missouri citizens can be proud of their courts. That message came as part of her 2017 State of the Judiciary Address which took place during a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly at the State Capitol in

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