Legal roundtable panelists discuss gun crimes, voter photo I.D., more | St. Louis Public Radio

Legal roundtable panelists discuss gun crimes, voter photo I.D., more

May 28, 2015

Missouri Capitol building
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St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson has proposed a new way to rank judges on gun crimes, St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce announced that the off-duty officer who shot and killed VonDerrit Myers, Jr. will not be charged because Myers produced a firearm, and St. Louis lawyer Jay Ashcroft, a Republican running for Missouri secretary of state in 2016, has filed a proposed constitutional amendment to require voters to show a government-issued photo ID before casting a  ballot.

Those are just some of the issues our legal roundtable guests discussed with “St. Louis on the Air” host Don Marsh.

Joining host Don Marsh were:

·         William Freivogel, J.D., Professor, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute Southern Illinois University - Carbondale

·         Mark Smith, J.D., Associate Vice Chancellor of Students, Washington University in St. Louis

·         Thomas Harvey, J.D., Executive Director and Co-Founder, ArchCity Defenders, Inc.

St. Louis on the Air discusses issues and concerns facing the St. Louis area. The show is produced by Mary Edwards and Alex Heuer and hosted by veteran journalist Don Marsh. Follow us on Twitter: @STLonAir.