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Legal Roundtable panelists discuss Mueller investigation, marijuana laws, ACLU, gerrymandering, more

Oct 30, 2017

On Monday’s St. Louis on the Air, host Don Marsh talked with three legal experts about some of the latest issues of local interest pertaining to the law.

Joining him for the discussion were:

  • Judge Douglas Beach, J.D., St. Louis County Circuit Court Judge, Division 6
  • William Freivogel, J.D., Professor, School of Journalism, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
  • Mark Smith, J.D., Associate Vice Chancellor of Students, Washington University

Topics addressed by the panel include the indictment of Paul Manifort and Rick Gates on charges related to Russian interference in the Trump campaign; the U.S. Supreme Court’s arguments on gerrymandering; Alderwoman Megan Green’s efforts to block enforcement of marijuana laws; the ACLU’s request to a U.S. District judge to limits police response to protests; St. Louis Municipal Court’s pledge to limit cash bail; Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s request for $1 million to investigate police involved killings; Missouri public defenders’ efforts to decline new cases after the discipline of a lawyer by the Missouri Supreme Court; and other issues.

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