Missouri Bar Association http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Expresses Caution About Criminal Code Overhaul http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-expresses-caution-about-criminal-code-overhaul <p>Gov. Jay Nixon says he's wary about signing a wholesale revision of the state’s criminal code.&nbsp;</p><p>For the past few years, the state’s legal community has made overhauling the code a major priority. The legislation being considered by the Missouri General Assembly reassesses punishments for certain crimes, including eliminating jail time for some misdemeanors.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:59:15 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 35245 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Expresses Caution About Criminal Code Overhaul Major State Criminal Code Makeover Advances In Mo. House http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/major-state-criminal-code-makeover-advances-mo-house <p>Missouri's criminal code would get a major makeover under a bill advanced by a House committee.</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:06:25 +0000 The Associated Press 25113 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Major State Criminal Code Makeover Advances In Mo. House