William Ray Price Jr.’s two-year term as Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court ends today.
He spent his last full day in charge talking to reporters about several topics, including the need to fund the state’s drug courts. Price says that drugs are the “leading, driving force” behind crime nationwide.
The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments today over the constitutionality of a state tax credit which has enabled St. Louis developer Paul McKee to buy up several tracts of land on the city’s north side.
McKee has so far received $28 million in tax credits for his NorthSide development project.
History buff? Legal enthusiast? Generally curious about Missouri's past? Get excited.
The Missouri State Archives will be posting thousands of old state Supreme Court cases online for the public to view beginning late next year.
The Secretary of State's office says the State Archives has received a grant of more than $148,000 from the federal government for the project.
The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the sentence of a St. Louis teenager who was 15 when he shot and killed a St. Louis police officer.
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