Kevin Strickland Trial Redux

This case is earning a great deal of media play and political debate but, again, we're not certain if the social justice struggle resonates amongst the plebs.

Here's the latest summary . . .

A judge rejected Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s effort to restrict evidence in Strickland’s evidentiary hearing on Thursday.

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker believes Strickland is innocent of a 1979 triple murder for which he has spent 43 years in prison. A Missouri law passed in April gave her the right to ask the court to vacate Strickland's guilty verdict, but Schmitt is fighting it.

Strickland's attorney considers Thursday's rulings a win.

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Kevin Strickland's push for innocence moves closer to judge's decision

A judge heard final arguments Thursday before a groundbreaking hearing scheduled for next week in the push for innocence for Kevin Strickland.Strickland has served 43 years for a 1978 triple murder in Kansas City that prosecutors said he did not commit.Thursday's hearing sorted out arguments between Kevin Strickland's lawyers, the

Judge: Strickland case can proceed as scheduled

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A retired Missouri judge appointed to oversee the case that could lead to the exoneration of Kevin Strickland ruled Thursday that the case can proceed as scheduled. Judge James E. Welsh said during a motions hearing on Thursday that prosecutors could present their arguments in support of exonerating Strickland's 1979 triple murder conviction on Monday, Nov.

Judge rejects Missouri AG's requests to restrict evidence in Kevin Strickland case

KANSAS CITY, Mo - It was a big day in court for Kevin Strickland and Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker.

Strickland hearing set for Monday, as attorney general's motions denied

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- A judge ruled a hearing for Kevin Strickland will take place Monday as scheduled. The Missouri Attorney General's motions were denied. Those motions asked for some evidence and several affidavits to be excluded from the hearing. The Missouri Attorney General disputes Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker's conclusion that Kevin Strickland is innocent.

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