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Parole anything but certain for juvenile lifers a year after Missouri changed law
St. Louis Public Radio coverage of the Missouri parole system's disregard of offenders who were sentenced as juveniles and are now entitled to a meaningful opportunity for release under a recent…
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…
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…
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…
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
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"
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…
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."
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Highlights Calls to Fund Death Row Inmate's Legal Defense
In "Discounting Death," Missouri Lawyers Weekly highlights the MacArthur Justice Center's (and others') calls to adequately fund a death row inmate's legal defense.
MLW Highlights Lawyers, Staff, and Interns Recruited to Launch MJC-STL
Missouri Lawyers Weekly announces the launch of new MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis office and highlights MJC-STL team.
Missouri Defers Justice for Juveniles
Over four years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Miller v. Alabama , more than 80 youthful offenders in Missouri still await relief from their unconstitutional death-behind-bars prison terms.
Mae Quinn and Community Partners Urge Changes in MO Juvenile Court System
The following excerpt from the St. Louis Public Radio article details MacArthur Justice Center at St. Louis Director Mae Quinn's work with Metropolitan Congregations United and calls for the…