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MacArthur Justice Center Sues St. Louis City Officials for Ignoring Request for Public Records Related to Arrest and Prosecution of Peaceful Protesters
MJC-STL lawsuit cites concerns over lack of transparency in policing, prosecution, and processing of St. Louis City Municipal Court matters.
St. Louis American: MJC-STL Suit Claims Interfering with an Officer Law is Unconstitutional
The St. Louis American reports on the MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis's and American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri's Amici Curiae brief regarding St. Louis County's "interfering with an…
The St. Louis Record: MJC-STL Accuses City of St. Louis of Withholding Information on the Death of an Individual
The St. Louis Record reports on the MacArthur Justice Center's lawsuit against the City of St. Louis for its failure to provide records and reports relating to the mysterious death of Justin…
Amicus Brief Challenges Constitutionality of St. Louis County Ordinance Used to Punish Ferguson Protesters and Reporters
The MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis argues the County's "Interfering with an Officer Ordinance" provision is outdated, unconstitutional and dangerous.
The St. Louis American: MO Parole Board Member Don Ruzicka Resigns
The St. Louis American reports on the MacArthur Justice Center's call for Governor Eric Greitens to remove MO Parole Board Member Don Ruzicka in light of "parole bingo" investigation, and Ruzicka's…
MO Parole Board Member Ruzicka Resigns after MacArthur Justice Center, Familes and Advocates Call for Justice
As a result of demands for justice from the MacArthur Justice Center (MJC-STL), impacted family members, and community advocates, Parole Board Member Don Ruzicka resigned on June 12.
Missouri Parole Board Sidesteps Professional Responsibilities in Favor of "Parole Bingo"
Leading civil rights law firm exposes evidence of repeated instances of willful misconduct, disregard of professional duties, and blatant disrespect for justice system proceedings; calls for Gov.…
Calling All (Co)-Counsel: Where Do We Go From Here?
In the Spring 2017 issue of "Memphis Law Magazine," Mae Quinn writes about how the landmark In re Gault Supreme Court decision continues to shape the juvenile justice landscape in "Calling All…
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial: Judicial commission falls short on mandate to address racial inequity
We applaud the St. Louis Post Dispatch's Editorial Board for echoing the MacArthur Justice Center's criticism of the Missouri Supreme Court’s Racial and Ethnic Fairness Commission for failing…
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial: Missouri board must halt juvenile death-in-prison parole practices
We applaud the St. Louis Post Dispatch 's Editorial Board for shining a light on the Missouri Parole Board's flagrant disregard for the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that made juvenile death-behind-bars…
MacArthur Justice Center Challenges Arbitrary Practices of Missouri Parole Board that Fail to Remedy Unlawful Death Behind Bars Sentences for Children
MJC-STL and Husch Blackwell Urge Meaningful Opportunity for Release for Juveniles
MacArthur Justice Center and Allies Sue Missouri Over Disastrous Public Defender System
The MacArthur Justice Center and allies sue after Missouri fails to provide adequate legal representation to tens of thousands.
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Names Mae Quinn a Legal Champion
Missouri Lawyers Weekly named MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis Director Mae Quinn a 2017 Legal Champion.
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Highlights MJC Suit Challenging MDOC's Unconstitutional Juvenile Parole Proceedings
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Highlights MJC-STL Suit Challenging MDOC's Unconstitutional Juvenile Parole Practices
The MacArthur Justice Center and the ACLU File Lawsuit Challenging MODOC’s Lack of Hepatitis C Treatment.
The MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis and the ACLU of Missouri file lawsuit challenging Missouri Department of Corrections’ lack of life-saving Hepatitis C treatment.
MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis Takes on MDOC Practices, Challenges Failure to Consider Medical Parole for Dying Inmates
The MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis takes on Missouri Department of Corrections practices and challenges its failure to consider medical parole for dying inmates.
MacArthur Justice Center, Parents and Advocates Rally to Raise Missouri's Juvenile Age
JEFFERSON CITY- MacArthur Justice Center Director Mae Quinn and advocates rallied in Jefferson City to raise the age of juvenile court jurisdiction to 18. Missouri is one of seven states in the…
MacArthur Justice Center, NAACP-LDF and Criminal Justice Allies Partner to Protect Voting Rights of All in Missouri
MacArthur Justice Center, NAACP-LDF and criminal justice allies partner to protect the voting rights of all in Missouri.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial: Youths' lives hang in the balance amid dithering to fix St. Louis County Family Court
We applaud the St. Louis Post Dispatch’s editorial board for shining a light on the immediate need for St. Louis County Court reform following the U.S. Department of Justice's scathing report…
Mae Quinn and Advocates Continue Call for Meaningful Municipal Court Reform Following MO Supreme Court Order
St. Louis American: "Not much new in ‘new’ Supreme Court rules for muni courts"
MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis and Partners Issue Statement on the Killings of Terrence Crutcher and Keith Scott
MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis and Partners Issue Statement on the Killings of Terrence Crutcher and Keith Scott
Missouri CURE Features MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis
The MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis is featured in the summer edition of the Missouri CURE newsletter.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editorial: Federal review needed for Missouri death row inmate
We applaud the St. Louis Post Dispatch’s editorial board for joining the chorus of voices around the country calling for appropriate review of Mr. Mark Christeson’s death penalty…
Federal Appeals Court Orders Disclosure of Missouri's Lethal Injection Methods
The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to overrule U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough's decision ordering the Missouri Department of Corrections to disclose information about its use of…
Court Costs Can Push Kids Deeper Into Justice System, Report Says
This Juvenile Justice Information Exchange article expands on recent report findings that "court costs can push kids deeper into the justice system."

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