Criminal Justice

50th Anniversary of Furman v. Georgia, Ending Death Penalty

July 15, 2022

On June 29, 1972, the U.S. Supreme Court found in Furman v. Georgia that the application of the death penalty was unconstitutional because it...Read more

Governor Parson Continues to Grant Pardons

July 8, 2022

For the month of June, Governor Parson has granted 9 pardons pursuant to Article IV, Section 7 of the Constitution of the State of...Read more

Supreme Court Rules on Ineffective-Counsel Claims

May 27, 2022

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Shinn v. Ramirez, a case arising out of Arizona dealing with ineffective assistance of...Read more

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