Monday, March 9, 2015

Ferguson judge resigns, state supreme court to take all municipal cases

03/09/15 - Rachel Kleinman
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On the heels of a scathing Justice Department report, the fraught city of Ferguson, Missouri, is already seeing some significant changes.

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After Ferguson municipal judge Ronald J. Brockmeyer declared his resignation on Monday, the Missouri Supreme Court announced that starting next week and until further notice, all Ferguson municipal court cases will be reassigned to the circuit court “to help restore public trust and confidence in the Ferguson municipal court division,” The St. Louis Post-Dispatch first reported.

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