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Human Trafficking in Missouri – Laws in the New Criminal Code [2017]

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Missouri Human Trafficking Laws In the New Criminal Code Effective January 1, 2017 On December 28, 2016, President Obama issued a Proclamation declaring January to be National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking prosecutions are becoming more prevalent in Missouri.  The Missouri House of Representatives’ Human Trafficking Task…

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Missouri Bail Bond Law

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This article originally appeared in the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL) Bimonthly Email Update. Missouri’s bail bond law is contained in a combination of constitutional, statutory, procedural rules and case law. The law has developed over a very long period of time and the application of the various…

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