A judge found that keeping indigent defendants on a waiting list for a free attorney for months or years violated the right to counsel under the Missouri Constitution, parallel to the Sixth Amendment.
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Missouri Court Limits Use of Waiting List for Public Defenders
8th Circuit Court of Appeals Holds That Political Action Committees Have Freedom of Speech and Association Rights Under the First Amendment
On Monday, September 10, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit found a Missouri law that banned donations between political action committees ("PACs") violated the First Amendment. Judge Steven Colloton wrote that the law "limits the donor-PAC's speech and associational rights under the First Amendment."
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Tagged: Campaign Donations, Eighth Circuit, Missouri, PACs