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St. Louis on the Air
5:37 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Legal Roundtable: Drones, Cyberbullying, Maryville Rape Case, Etc.

James Cridland via Flickr

If all goes according to plan, a surveillance drone could be policing the skies of St. Louis by this time next year. According to SLMPD Chief Sam Dotson, the drone would be used in public spaces, and would enable the police to avoid dangerous high-speed chases. But what are the legal parameters? And what is considered public?

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public defender refuse cases
6:50 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

St. Louis Public Defenders To Decline Some Cases

Several public defender offices around the state have notified courts they will not be taking cases beyond their maximum caseload this month.


The 18 offices around Missouri include ones in St. Louis, St. Charles, Jefferson City and Springfield.


In St. Louis instead of turning away all cases public defenders met with the 22ndCircuit Court and the Circuit Attorney’s office to craft a different solution.

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