• Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Greene County Sheriff Candidate Beats Felony Charge Filed by Current Sheriff

    Luke Lamb has reason to be wary of juries. A candidate for sheriff in Greene County, Illinois (about 60 miles north of St. Louis), he was charged in March with unlawful communication with a juror -- a felony -- after posting a few giddy Facebook comments to a friend who had been selected for jury du ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Greene County Politician Charged With Jury Tampering Called For Jury Duty

    It's too easy to toss out cliches like "Kafkaesque" when describing a particularly bizarre court case, but trust us on this one: Luke Lamb's impending trial for jury tampering really takes the Kafka cake. Lamb, a small-time politician running for Sheriff in Greene County, Illinois, is awaiting tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Construction Noise Rattles St. Louis County Courthouse, Delays Trial

    Step into the St. Louis County courthouse this week and you're likely to get an earful. Construction crews are at work removing the building's exterior plaza, and the clatter of jackhammers inside the court is near deafening. On Tuesday the racket was so loud that Judge Thea Sherry postponed a cri ... More >>

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    July 7, 2010

    Next Year, Jury Duty Will Take Even Longer

    Image source​Jury duty, that beloved civic rite known to eat up as many as three days even if you're not selected to serve, is about to get even longer. Starting January 1, Missouri judges will have to allow lawyers extra time to look up the litigation history of potential jurors on, ... More >>