Media Clips

June 2021

St. Louis American: City faces lawsuit alleging brutal treatment at CJC | Local News | stlamerican.com

KMOV: Justice for Isaiah: Protest planned for the 4th anniversary of South City man killed during SWAT raid | St. Louis News Headlines | kmov.com

St. Louis Post- Dispatch: French: Jail officials warned repeatedly not to close the workhouse. Will politicians listen? | Antonio French | stltoday.com

Gov Info: 19-2096 – Human Rights Defense Center v. Baxter County Arkansas – Content Details – USCOURTS-ca8-19-02096 (govinfo.gov)

STL Magazine: Four ways to celebrate Juneteenth in 2021 (stlmag.com)

May 2021

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Lawsuit alleges abuse of detainees by corrections officers at St. Louis jail

Newsweek: ‘Squad’ Rep. Cori Bush Calls America ‘Racist AF’ After She Backs Defunding St. Louis Police (newsweek.com)

NPR: American Indicators Trace The Arc Of The Pandemic Recovery : Consider This from NPR : NPR

KSDK: Surveillance video shows elected officials tour St. Louis jails | ksdk.com

MSNBC: Lessons on warrant reform from Ferguson. (msnbc.com)

KSDK: The tab for taxpayers keeps rising at St. Louis’ The Workhouse | ksdk.com

KMOV: Questions arise over attendees of tour of STL jailhouses | St. Louis News Headlines | kmov.com

St. Louis American: Combating COVID crisis in St. Louis jails | Covid 19 | stlamerican.com

St. Louis Post- Dispatch: Mayor Jones hires longtime union leader as city director of operations | Politics | stltoday.com

MSNBC: Transcript: Lessons on warrant reform from Ferguson (msnbc.com)

News Tribune: Advocates fear homeless crisis looming on horizon (newstribune.com)

Stanford Social Innovation Review: Putting Equitable Implementation Science Into Research and Practice (ssir.org)

Stanford Social Innovation Review: Equity Is Fundamental to Implementation Science (ssir.org)

Stanford Social Innovation Review: How ArchCity Defenders and the Amplify Fund Partnered to Close the St. Louis Workhouse (ssir.org)

KMAland: Legal-Aid Groups: Know Your Rights When Facing Eviction | News | kmaland.com

New York TImes: Opinion | How the George Floyd and BLM Protests Became Political Power – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

RFT: St. Louis Jail Guards Locked Detainees in Mace-Filled Rooms to ‘Marinate,’ Suit Says | News Blog (riverfronttimes.com)

St. Louis Public Radio: A Year After George Floyd’s Murder, St. Louisans Say There Is Much More Work To Be Done | St. Louis Public Radio (stlpublicradio.org)

St. Louis Public Radio: Federal Lawsuit Alleges St. Louis Jail Correctional Officers Abused Detainees | St. Louis Public Radio (stlpublicradio.org)

St. Louis American: Battling the evils of unjust evictions | Local News | stlamerican.com

April 2021

St. Louis Public Radio: Activist Kayla Reed Describes Witnessing ‘Inhumane Conditions’ At St. Louis Jails

The Nation: At the St. Louis City Jail, Inmates Have Been Pushed to the Brink

St. Louis American: Comptroller to recommend reallocating police funds in city’s 2022 budget

Post-Dispatch: St. Louis progressive groups campaign to ‘defund’ St. Louis police in next city budget

City of St. Louis: Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Announces Stimulus Advisory Board

KSDK: St. Louis mayor outlines plan to close The Workhouse

Post-Dispatch: At Mayor Jones’ request, proposed St. Louis budget calls for workhouse funding to end July 1

St. Louis Public Radio: As Tishaura Jones Makes History, She Promises Change For St. Louis

FOX2Now: St. Louis City’s $1.15 billion budget hearing today could defund ‘The Workhouse’

KMOV: Jones proposes Workhouse closure in first budget meeting

Post-Dispatch: Options for relocating St. Louis workhouse inmates include county jail, local officials say

KSDK: St. Louis mayor proposes closing The Workhouse in budget filed on her first day on the job

Post-Dispatch: Messenger: Jail superintendent’s email offers insight into root causes of St. Louis uprisings

Post-Dispatch: Progressives see power grow after St. Louis election results, but can they stay united?

St. Louis American: Mayor-elect Jones announces transition team, public input website

NOWTHIS: Crisis in STL Jails 

KSDK: 13 days until inauguration — Here’s Mayor-Elect Tishaura Jones’ transition team

Riverfront Times: St. Louis Inmates Revolt – Again – at City Justice Center Jail 

The Trace/ Riverfront Times: St. Louis Police Investigate Officers’ Shootings — and Never Reveal Results to Oversight Board 

St. Louis Public Radio: ‘Now Was The Appropriate Time’: St. Louis County’s Presiding Judge On Restarting Evictions, Jury Trials

KMOV: Tishaura Jones launches website for residents’ input on half billion dollars coming to St. Louis City | St. Louis News Headlines | kmov.com

Post Dispatch: Jones meets with Krewson as transition to new St. Louis city administration begins | Politics | stltoday.com

St. Louis American: Gardner partners with Vera Institute to reduce racial disparities in legal system | Business News | stlamerican.com

St. Louis American: The Status Quo Failures of the STL 2030 Jobs Plan | Guest Columnists | stlamerican.com

WUSTL: Ethic of Service Awards honor those who’ve made a difference | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis (wustl.edu)

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis Activists Hopeful, But Bracing For Verdict In Derek Chauvin’s Trial | St. Louis Public Radio (stlpublicradio.org)

St. Louis Magazine: How to watch St. Louis Mayor-elect Tishaura Jones’ inauguration (stlmag.com)

St. Louis American: Jones announces members of Stimulus Advisory Board | Local News | stlamerican.com

Student Life Newspaper: WU faculty, activists hopeful for change after Tishaura Jones inaugurated St. Louis mayor | Student Life (studlife.com)

KSDK: Black St. Louis officers react to plan to cut 150 SLMPD vacancies | ksdk.com

March 2021

Reuters: Tech issues hobble U.S. tenants fighting eviction in remote hearings

KMOV: Even with verdicts rendered, investigations continue into Luther Hall beating

KMOV: Former tenants asked to pay rent for condemned Florissant apartment complex

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis Moved Homeless People Into Hotels, Putting Some In Danger: ‘We Were An Eyesore To Them’

The Appeal: What The St. Louis Mayoral Candidates Would Do To Close The City’s Notorious Workhouse Jail

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis jail to provide shower for paraplegic inmate who said he’s been denied one for 5 months

St. Louis American: Inmate with paraplegia receives shower after suing city

The Appeal: The St. Louis Mayoral Race Reflects A progressive Shift In Local Politics

Oxygen: ‘Everything Around Me Is Crumbling’: Disabled Man Sues St. Louis Jail, Says He Hasn’t Showered In 162 Days

Al Jazeera: Inmate had COVID for weeks, St Louis jail didn’t know: Documents

Insurance Journal: Lawsuit: Paraplegic Inmate Denied Shower for 5 Months in St. Louis Jail

St. Louis Public Radio: Artist Jordan Weber Inspired By Close The Workhouse Campaign In Racial Justice Project

KSDK: ‘Who knew what when?’ | St. Louis jail task force leader wants answers on staffing shortage

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis paraplegic inmate has been denied shower for months, suit says

KSDK: Lawsuit says man with disability denied shower for 150 days at St. Louis Justice Center

KMOV: Lawsuit: Paraplegic man denied shower for months at St. Louis City Justice Center

St. Louis American: Conditions at St. Louis jails: Who are you going to believe? (LTE by Matthew Mahaffey, ACD mentioned)

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis Judge Extends Eviction Moratorium Through April 5 To Help Families

WUSTL The Source: Sam Fox School, CRE2, Pulitzer Arts Foundation welcome artist-in-residence Jordan Weber

St. Louis Public Radio: Artist Aaron Fowler’s St. Louis Show Is Making Dreams Come True | St. Louis Public Radio (stlpublicradio.org)

February 2021

Complex: Inmates In St. Louis’ City Justice Center Stage Third Uprising Since December

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: City panel plans public meetings on St. Louis jail conditions

KSDK: Temperature readings dispute ‘frigid conditions’ allegation at St. Louis jail

St. Louis American: Blake Strode: The St. Louis Jail Crisis is About All of Us

Riverfront Times: City Calls St. Louis Jail Complaints ‘False,’ Won’t Let Attorneys in to Inspect

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Judge grants limited ’emergency inspection’ of workhouse air temperatures

KSDK: ‘Intended to spread a false narrative’ | St. Louis city attorney says inhumane conditions didn’t lead to jail riot

KSDK: ‘It has us on pins and needles’ | St. Louis jail commissioner says locks still not working

KSMU (regional NPR): With Eviction Moratorium Soon To Expire, Housing Advocates Fear ‘House Of Cards’ Collapse

Maneater (Column): “This is Genocide.” Inmates at St. Louis jail revolt over barbaric conditions and inhumane treatment

All Things Considered (NPR): Scenes From A Pandemic Economy: 4 American Indicators

WBUR: How The Pandemic Recession Has Affected Housing Insecurity

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Messenger: Lawsuit seeks to protect federal disability income from covering court fees

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis mayoral candidates want to rebuild neighborhoods, encourage homeownership

The Appeal: This Election Could Decide St. Louis’s Future

St. Louis American: ArchCity files emergency motion for hearing on Workhouse

St. Louis American: St. Louis officials deny advocacy organizations access to CJC

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis officials reject inmate claims of mistreatment, deny access to jail

KMOV: St. Louis City officials, advocacy groups paint differing pictures of CJC conditions

The Republic: Activists in St. Louis call jail uprising ‘act of courage’

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: ACLU among advocacy groups seeking immediate access to St. Louis jail

Colorado Politics: Denver protesters to hold solidarity rally for St. Louis prison strike

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis Justice Center Protest Could Change The Conversation On Workhouse’s Closure

Washington Post: After St. Louis jail unrest, inmates’ advocates allege desperate conditions while officials defend pandemic response

St. Louis Public Radio: For Lewis Reed, Mayor’s Job Would Allow ‘Implementation’ Of Priorities At Long Last

KHQA: St. Louis jail tensions ‘boiled over’ after COVID-19 concerns go unaddressed, sources say

The Missourian: St. Louis Jail Tensions ‘Boiled Over’ Amid COVID-19 Worries

ABC: St. Louis jail tensions ‘boiled over’ amid COVID-19 worries

Elle: ‘We Still Have No Freedom in This Country’

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Will a St. Louis city jail task force work? County jail advisory board member weighs in

The Crime Report: St. Louis Jail Inmates Condemn Prison Conditions

KMOV: Court gives two lawyers limited access to inspect workhouse temperatures

KOB: St. Louis circuit attorney to investigate conditions at jail

St. Louis Public Radio: Krewson Forms Task Force To Examine Jail Conditions After Justice Center Protest

RiverFront Times: Mayor Krewson Announces Task Force to Review St. Louis Jail Uprising

The Mercury: Activists say uprising at city jail facility was a protest of ‘inhumane’ conditions

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Activists say uprising at city jail facility was a protest of ‘inhumane’ conditions

St. Louis American: City Justice Center protest timeline

NPR: All Things Considered and St. Louis Public Radio: The Concerns That Drove Detainees To Mount St. Louis Jail Revolt

St. Louis American: Inmates smash windows, set fire in protest of St. Louis jail conditions

KSDK: ‘The riot was the wake up we needed’ | Transparency and change demanded after City Justice Center revolt

WUSTL The Source: Law clinic’s work inspires federal bill

January 2021

St. Louis American: ‘Spy plane’ lobbyist makes campaign donations to Reed, aldermen

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Messenger: Let the Ohio purveyor of the spy plane find an easy mark in another river city

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: ‘Environmental justice is racial justice’: Bush calls for environmental racism study to direct federal aid

Bolly Inside: St. Louis County Council Supports Call for Outside Prison Inquiry | Politics

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis County Council backs call for outside investigation of jail

St. Louis American: 28 organizations announce ‘The People’s Plan St. Louis’

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Messenger: Lawsuit alleges St. Louis policies seek to silence victims of police brutality

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Messenger: Lawsuit alleges St. Louis policies seek to silence victims of police brutality

St. Louis American: ArchCity Defenders report names 80 killer officers in St. Louis region, 179 known victims of ‘fatal state violence’ this decade

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: At least 179 killed while in jail or in encounters with St. Louis-area police over decade, legal group says

The Crime Report: St. Louis, MO Records Highest Average of Police Killings in Nation

KMOV: Family of local man killed by police hope new report on deadly force will spur change

KSDK: How ArchCity Defenders is expanding its reach beyond St. Louis

FOX: Videos document alleged horrors at Justice Center; city won’t turn over evidence

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis officials say ‘surge’ in virus cases occurred at city jail

The Press: Second disruption in a week occurs at St. Louis jail, officials say

December 2020

KTRS: Vonne Karraker on Ray Hartmann’s show

Riverfront Times: Abuse, Neglect and ‘Friday Night Fights’ at St. Francois Jail: Lawsuit

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis law group sues St. Francois County jailers, alleging inmate abuse

Fox2Now: Lawsuit alleges inhumane conditions at St. Francois County Jail

KSDK: ‘The worst place in the world’ | Class-action lawsuit filed over ‘inhumane conditions’ at St. Francois County Jail

Rolla Daily News: St. Francois County jail faces class-action lawsuit alleging ‘unlawful’ conditions

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Messenger: Lawsuits reveal the ugly truth of jail conditions in St. Louis region

KTTN: Audio: A prisoner rights group has filed a lawsuit against the Francois County Jail.

Daily Journal Online: STL law group sues SFC jailers, alleging abuse

KBIA: Lawsuit Alleges Inhumane Conditions At Missouri Jail

ACD’s SoundCloud: Horror Stories from St. Francois County Jail by ArchCity Defenders

Daily Local News/ Post-Dispatch: Webster Groves police video provides harrowing account of I-44 shooting

Out in STL: Putting in the Work: Jae Shepherd on Closing the Workhouse and Shaping St. Louis

St. Louis American (op-ed by CTW): Defund the Workhouse

Post-Dispatch: Krewson says workhouse won’t close by Dec. 31 as aldermen wanted

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Two men die after car eluding police crashes in St. Louis

Columbia Missourian: Relief for Missourians who have fallen behind in rent

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: The last-minute List: Gifts for less than $10

MIT Technology Review: Logging in to get kicked out: Inside America’s virtual eviction crisis

November 2020

St. Louis American: St. Louis County Police Expect to Finalize New Use of Force Policy in January 

St. Louis Public Radio: Online Series Tackles St. Louis Region’s Struggle With Environmental Racism

St. Louis Magazine: See this now: ‘Black Nonpareil’ and ‘Imperfect Pixels’ at the Angad Arts Hotel

St. Louis American: ArchCity Defenders grows team, expands diversity

St. Louis American: ArchCity partners with local organizations to launch environmental justice work with virtual summit

RiverFront Times: Blake Strode: Black Apologists for 1994 Crime Bill Assuage White Guilt

St. Louis American: St. Louis County Police expect to finalize new use of force policy in January

October 2020

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Messenger: St. Louis couple took their children to a protest. Police want them charged with a crime.

Missouri Independent: Nonprofit law firm hosting free educational session on sealing criminal records

St. Louis American: Changes to Police Training do not Impress Reformers

RiverBender: OLLC Talk to Motivate Criminal Justice Advocacy

Post-Dispatch: Messenger: Krewson administration, aldermen backtrack on Close the Workhouse plan

Post-Dispatch: The List: 12+ masks that would make great gifts

RFT: Landlord Orders Out Tenant Who Told RFT About Nightmare Conditions

September 2020

RFT: Blocked From Court, St. Louis Army Vet Was Left to Fight Eviction by Phone

STL Partnership: Forward Through Ferguson Hosts Series “Power Behind The Badge”

St. Louis American: BLM Statement on the death of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg

KSDK: Pre-pandemic evictions delayed by COVID-19 now frozen by CDC order

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis County Council shoots down two bills aimed at limiting Page’s authority

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Police chief hopes ending St. Louis residency rule will mean 100 new officers over next year

August 2020

RFT: With Eviction Ban Set to Expire, Thousands in St. Louis Waiting on Housing Aid

Fox2: ‘It’s heinous and unforgivable’ | Family of man who died at St. Francois County jail part of reform movement

St. Louis American: R.I.P. Mike Brown

Columbia Daily Tribune: Campaign pushes craft breweries to reflect on diversity

Post-Dispatch: Change is brewing. Campaign pushes craft breweries to reflect on diversity

AP: Judge halts St. Louis evictions through the end of August

RFT: Judge Suspends St. Louis Evictions Until September

WashU: Stepping up in St. Louis

St. Louis American: Advocates to Judge: Extend moratorium on eviction hearings as pandemic rages

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Messenger: As St. Louis moves to close the workhouse, the Missouri Legislature ponders putting 12-year-olds in jail

RFT: Wesley Bell Won’t Prosecute Darren Wilson in Michael Brown’s Death

KSDK: Wesley Bell announces he will not bring charges after reinvestigation into death of Michael Brown

July 2020

The Root: After Two Years of ‘Relentless’ Community Organizing, St. Louis’ Oldest and Most Notorious Jail Is Closing

AJ+: Activists in St. Louis Just Got this Jail Shut Down

Jacobin: St. Louis’s Shameful Workhouse Jail Must Be Shut Down

Next City: St. Louis Will Close Notorious Jail

RFT: Video Shows Violent Arrest of St. Louis Advocate for the Unhoused

RFT: St. Louis Aldermen Pass Plan to Close the Workhouse

St. Louis American: St. Louis Organizing Table collects support to end police violence

KSDK: Dozens of community organizations have new demands for St. Louis leaders

KSDK: Petition calls for end to police violence in St. Louis region, releases list of demands

Post-Dispatch: Messenger: A new name for St. Louis that ties present to the past: Eviction City

Post-Dispatch: Evictions resume in St. Louis as activists flock to City Hall in protest

St. Louis American: St. Louis Housing Defense Collective Anti-Eviction Rally sheds light on imminent housing crisis

Post-Dispatch: St. Louis extends order for homeless encampment under highway

St. Louis Public Radio: Monday: St. Louis’ Close The Workhouse Campaign Isn’t Done Yet (interview with Kayla Reed on St. Louis On the Air)

Post-Dispatch: Six inmates at St. Louis workhouse test positive for COVID-19


June 2020

NewsOne: Rihanna’s Nonprofit Donates $11 Million To Racial Justice Initiatives

KMOV: ‘Bakers for Black Lives’ return to Midtown to support Black Lives Matter organizations

RiverFront Times: Bakers for Black Lives Returns Sunday for a Juneteenth Jubilee

Post-Dispatch: As Juneteenth events unfold across St. Louis, many see holiday as a rallying cry

Post-Dispatch: Protesters in St. Louis area call for closure of workhouse jail, celebrate dismissal of rioting charges

Post-Dispatch: Majority of St. Louis aldermen support closing workhouse, advocates say

The Intercept: Police Budgets, Austerity, and Tax Cuts for the Rich Are Colliding in Democratic States and Cities

Student Life: ‘Redesigning what public safety looks like’: WU alum Brittany Packnett Cunningham discusses policing, education and activism

WUSTL The Source: It’s time for change

St. Louis American: New black leadership in St. Louis County courts

KMOV: Bakers for Black Lives raise $12k in 2 hours to support Black Lives Matter organizations

GQ: What Is Kettling?

 

May 2020

The Appeal/Now This: “Why You Should Care”: COVID-19 in Prisons and Jails”

Post-Dispatch: St. Louis alderman wants health director to explain qualifications before committee

RiverFront Times: Lawsuit Over St. Louis Tent Camps Dropped

Post-Dispatch: Lawyers drop suit over now-cleared homeless encampment in downtown St. Louis

Post-Dispatch: Hospital stays ebb in St. Louis region as health officials continue to urge caution over COVID-19

Post-Dispatch: St. Louis’ health director no longer a licensed doctor, lawyers say

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis’ Homeless Residents Face Uncertainty After City Removes Downtown Camp

Post-Dispatch: Were you issued a warrant fee in Ferguson? You might qualify for a refund if you file by May 18

Post-Dispatch: St. Louis’ health director no longer a licensed doctor, lawyers say

St. Louis American: Krewson clears out tent camps though city has a waiting list for shelter

KMOV: City starts taking down tents in encampment near City Hall

St. Louis Public Radio: Tuesday: St. Louis’ Homeless Residents Face More Uncertainty After City Removes Downtown Camp

Post-Dispatch Ed-Board: Editorial: Downtown tent encampment had to go

Phelps County Focus: Update: ArchCity Defenders files suit to stop City of St. Louis from dispersing downtown tent camps

St. Louis Public Radio: Downtown St. Louis Homeless Camp On Uncertain Ground As City Tries To Close It

Boonville Daily News: Missouri COVID cases jump on eve of restrictions easing

St. Louis American: ArchCity Defenders files suit to stop City of St. Louis from dispersing downtown tent camps

MDJ Online: Update: ArchCity Defenders files suit to stop City of St. Louis from dispersing downtown tent camps

Post-Dispatch: Messenger: Simple ordinance violation lands homeless St. Louis man in workhouse for months

KSPR: Lawsuit filed to block removal of tents from St. Louis homeless camp

KMOV: Lawsuit aims to stop St. Louis officials from relocating homeless in tent cities in downtown

 

April 2020

St. Louis American: Krewson and Reed should join Green and close the Workhouse

95.5FM The Lou: Help #ClosetheWorkhouse With Action St. Louis And Arch City Defenders

St. Louis American: The pandemic is a good time to close the Workhouse

St. Louis American: Action St. Louis launches #ClosetheWorkhouse video contest for $1000 prize

Rolla Daily News: St. Louis inmates complain about conditions amid coronavirus

St. Louis American: New COVID-19 advocacy portal

NewsBreak: ArchCity Defenders and Close the Workhouse campaign release interviews of inmates in St. Louis …

KOMU: St. Louis inmates complain about conditions amid coronavirus

St. Louis American: ArchCity Defenders and Close the Workhouse campaign release interviews of inmates in St. Louis city jails

St. Louis American: Advocates concerned about a COVID-19 plan for homeless in St. Louis City

KBIA: ‘Nowhere To Go’: Some Missouri Renters Still Being Evicted During Pandemic

Kansas City Star: ‘Ticking time bombs’: Missouri doctors, advocates call for release of prisoners

Post-Dispatch: Messenger: St. Louis reverses homeless policy, tries to clear downtown tent city despite CDC

RFT: Homeless Refuse to Leave St. Louis Camp, Despite 4 am Police Visit

KSPR: Virtual protest held to ask Gov. Parson to suspend rent, mortgage payments

St. Louis American: St. Louis must prevent COVID-19 catastrophe in its jails

St. Louis American: ArchCity Defenders, Action St. Louis and St. Louis American team up for STLCovidhub.org

St. Louis Public Radio: Ferguson Settlement Will Refund Court Fees, ArchCity Co-Founder Says

HuffPost: Renters In Turmoil As Federal And State Relief Measures Fall Short

St. Louis Public Radio: Ferguson Settlement Will Refund Court Fees, ArchCity Co-Founder Says

Mexico Ledger: Circuit court releases most non-violent jail detainees, inmates

Jefferson City Tribune: Missouri’s housing advocates call for statewide protections

 

March 2020

St. Louis American: Civil rights organizations ask federal court to protect jail inmates from COVID-19

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Release more prisoners now, medical, religious, academic leaders ask Missouri Supreme Court

St. Louis American: City of Ferguson hit with $1.7 million settlement for municipal court abuses

Alton Telegraph (AP Wire): Missouri swamped by unemployment claims as cases exceed 500

KSDK: Organizations Call on Missouri Supreme Court to Release Inmates

Riverfront Times: Cut Missouri Jail Populations to Slow Coronavirus Spread, Advocates Urge

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Letter: Take care of jail inmates during the pandemic fight

St. Louis American: St. Louis prosecutor and district defender jointly recommend releasing 56 low-level offenders from city jails

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Inmates charged with violent crimes in St. Louis and St. Louis County released amid spread of Covid-19

St. Louis American: Advocacy groups pen open letter to local and state leaders as coronavirus precautions are underway

Riverfront Times: No Jury Duty, No Walk-In Weddings in St. Louis Circuit Court

St. Louis American: COVID-19 creates ‘amazingly complex problems’ for St. Louis court leaders

Courthouse News Service: Panel Tosses Injunction Against Cash Bail in St. Louis

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Appeals court reverses federal judge’s cash bail ruling for St. Louis inmates

St. Louis American: Shira Scheindlin, judge who ended Stop & Frisk in New York, to speak in St. Louis County on March 6

 

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