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10-01-2016 LSU Pregame

MO Supreme Court names appeals judge to take over cases in Ferguson court

Ferguson

MO Supreme Court names appeals judge to take over cases in Ferguson court

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – The Missouri Supreme Court is taking steps to restore confidence in the Ferguson municipal court. In a release, the Court announced they have transferred all Ferguson’s pending and future municipal cases to Eastern District Appeals Court Judge Roy Richter. Richter is authorized to perform needed reforms in Ferguson to restore […]

MO Supreme Court names appeals judge to take over cases in Ferguson court

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) – The Missouri Supreme Court is taking steps to restore confidence in the Ferguson municipal court.

In a release, the Court announced they have transferred all Ferguson’s pending and future municipal cases to Eastern District Appeals Court Judge Roy Richter. Richter is authorized to perform needed reforms in Ferguson to restore the integrity of the system. Chief Justice Mary Russell says the court was compelled to take “extraordinary action” after the Department of Justice report was released.

The municipal judge for Ferguson, Ron Brockmeyer resigned from his post Monday evening. The announcement came in a statement from an attorney in Brockmeyer’s firm.

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By Colin Jeffery

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