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FILE - In this April 6, 2018, file photo, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg applauds after a performance in her honor after she spoke about her life and work during a discussion at Georgetown Law School in Washington. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Associated Press
September 18, 2020 - 9:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a towering women’s rights champion who became the court’s second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87. Ginsburg died of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the court said. Her death just over six...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event on judicial appointments, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
September 09, 2020 - 7:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to replicate a strategy long seen as key to his appeal among conservative voters, President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced he is adding 20 names to a list of Supreme Court candidates he's pledged to choose from if he has future vacancies to fill. The list includes a...
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More courts add virtual dockets
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Megan Lynch
August 11, 2020 - 12:55 pm
St. Charles County Municipal Courts adding Zoom hearings for traffic defendants.
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Covid and the Courts
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Megan Lynch
July 13, 2020 - 10:18 am
An agency that provides free legal counsel says they're handling more domestic violence, housing, and public benefit cases.
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FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington. A former federal judge appointed to review the Justice Department's motion to dismiss criminal charges against ex-national security Michael Flynn has found that the government's request should be denied because there is “clear evidence of a gross abuse of prosecutorial power.” Former U.S. District Judge John Gleeson says in a filing Wednesday that the government “has engaged in highly irregular conduct to benefit a political ally of the President.” (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Associated Press
June 12, 2020 - 12:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court appears skeptical of arguments that it should order the dismissal of the criminal case against former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn despite a Justice Department request to abandon the prosecution. Two of the three judges on...
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Coronavirus impacts how courts operate
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Megan Lynch
June 05, 2020 - 8:45 am
KMOX News takes an in-depth look at the impact of the coronavirus on courts. Advocates call it "uncharted territory".
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Coronavirus impact on courts
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Megan Lynch
June 04, 2020 - 8:45 am
KMOX takes an in-depth look at the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the courts. Judges say there have been benefits.
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Advocates fear overloaded courts will create a justice crisis
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Megan Lynch
June 03, 2020 - 8:45 am
KMOX takes an in-depth look at the impact of the coronavirus on the courts. Some advocates are concerned newly impoverished groups will have a hard time accessing legal help.
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Courts face challenge fitting juries into social distancing
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Megan Lynch
June 02, 2020 - 8:45 am
KMOX continues our in-depth look at the impact of COVID on the courts. "It's one of my greatest challenges." - St. Clair County Chief Judge Andrew Gleeson
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Brian Kelly
March 29, 2020 - 12:28 pm
St. Louis Mayor closes courts in parks to promote social distancing.
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