In the early 1980s, University City resident George Allen was charged with and convicted of raping and murdering court reporter Mary Bell.
Last year, after serving 30 years in prison, Allen was released from prison as new evidence came to light which could have helped Allen’s defense and which a judge ruled made his trial unfair.
The recent school shooting in Connecticut brought up renewed discussions about the relevance of an Illinois appellate court’s ruling which endorsed the right to conceal and carry.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced a new appointment to the state Supreme Court. And, the LGBT community in St. Louis County recently received good news.
Host Don Marsh talked with a panel of experts during a monthly legal roundtable discussion.
A group called Missourians for Equality is interested in gathering petition signatures for a ballot measure which would make it illegal to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation.
Plus, St. Louis firefighters won a big decision in the Missouri Supreme Court. The ruling allows them to live outside city limits if they’ve been with the department for at least seven years.
Those are just a couple of the topics for our monthly legal roundtable. Host Don Marsh talked with a panel of legal experts including:
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