Mean Jean Earns Right To Testify Against Former KCPD Detective

Another local legal power move proves successful . . . Check this town's 2nd least favorite courthouse politico garnering trial access in this controversial case against a former law enforcement official who is now fighting for his freedom:

"Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker and attorneys from her office will be given 10 minutes to speak during oral arguments scheduled for Sept. 5 at the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, in Kansas City. DeValkenaere, who is white, is seeking a new trial or to have his conviction overturned in the 2019 shooting death of a Black man named Cameron Lamb."

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Appeals court to allow Jean Peters Baker to argue in support of Devalkenaere trial outcome

On Thursday, Presiding Judge W. Douglas Thomson sustained Peters Baker's request for 10 minutes of oral argument.

Baker wants to defend KC cop's conviction in Black man's killing. Here's the ruling

Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker asked permission to defend the conviction of a Kansas City police officer after the Missouri Attorney General would not. Here's what the judge said.

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