The following was posted on the Jefferson City News Tribune’s website on November 22, 2014.
It was written by Bob Watson from the Jefferson City News Tribune.

“Missouri voters need to know more about the judges they vote on, Supreme Court Judge George Draper III said Friday — and the Missouri Bar should be involved in that education effort.”

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Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District is holding a docket in the Cape Girardeau County commission chambers in Jackson on November 19, 2014. Interested citizens are invited to attend the court sessions. A panel of judges consists of Judge Mary K. Hoff, Judge Gary Gaertner Jr. and Judge Philip Hess.

Chief Judge Angela T. Quigless said, “We are honored to hold court in Jackson. This docket continues a tradition of the Eastern District of convening court in areas outside of St. Louis, where the court regularly conducts its sessions. This is the third time the court has traveled to Jackson to hear oral arguments.”

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Gov. Jay Nixon Friday appointed Andy Hosmer as Associate Circuit Judge for the 31st Circuit in Greene County. Hosmer will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Mark Fitzsimmons.

Hosmer was one of three applicants submitted to the governor for consideration by the 31st Circuit Judicial Commission under the Missouri Non-Partisan Court Plan.

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St. Louis – The 22nd Circuit Judicial Commission announced yesterday that public interviews and deliberations scheduled for November 12-13, 2014 at the Missouri Court of Appeals for the Eastern District are rescheduled for January 7-8, 2015.

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