Rick Teitelman http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. Supreme Court chief calls for sentencing fixes in State of Judiciary address http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-supreme-court-chief-calls-sentencing-fixes-state-judiciary-address <p>One day after&nbsp;<a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon&nbsp;</a>(D)&nbsp;made his State of the State Address, the annual State of the Judiciary Address was delivered to Missouri lawmakers today.</p><p><a href="http://www.courts.mo.gov/page.jsp?id=197">Chief Justice Rick Teitelman</a> kept his speech short, but did call for the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.moga.mo.gov/">General Assembly </a>to pass changes to the state&rsquo;s probation and parole system in order to ease Missouri&rsquo;s prison population.</p><p>&ldquo;I support your effort to help make sentencing practices more cost effective, helping Missouri to become, as Judge&nbsp;(former Chief&nbsp;Justice William)&nbsp;Price stressed so often and so eloquently, both tough and smart.&rdquo; Wed, 18 Jan 2012 18:59:16 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 2880 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Supreme Court chief calls for sentencing fixes in State of Judiciary address