Criminal Justice

Missouri Sets First Execution of 2021

July 6, 2021

The Missouri Supreme Court has set an execution date of October 5, 2021, for Ernest Lee Johnson. Johnson was convicted of killing three people...Read more

Governor Parson Issues Additional Pardons

June 15, 2021

This week, Governor Parson issued 36 pardons pursuant to Article IV, Section 7 of the Constitution of Missouri. In total, Governor Parson has issued...Read more

Elder Parole Bill Approved by House Committee

March 1, 2021
This week, the House Special Committee on Criminal Justice voted through a bill that would give elderly inmates a chance at parole. The committee...Read more
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