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Draper urges more voter education about judges

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 […]

Appeals court to hold oral arguments in Jackson

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 […]

Governor names new judge for Greene County

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. […]

Judicial commission selects nominees for circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis County

Judicial commission selects nominees for circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis County The Twenty-First Circuit Judicial Commission announced the panel of three nominees to be submitted to Gov. Nixon to fill the circuit judge vacancy in St. Louis County created by the retirement of Judge Mark D. Seigel. The nominees are: Judge Sandra Farragut-Hemphill, Judge […]

Missouri Judicial Performance Evaluations Available to the Public

Citizens Urged to Learn More About Judges Before They Vote Nov. 4th JEFFERSON CITY, MO – The Missouri Judicial Performance Evaluation Committees today recommended that voters should retain all 50 non-partisan judges who will be up for retention in the November 4, 2014, general election. “The Judicial Performance Evaluation Committees conducted extensive evaluations providing objective […]