chief justice http://kbia.org en Mary Russell To Become Chief Justice Of Mo. Supreme Court Next Week http://kbia.org/post/mary-russell-become-chief-justice-mo-supreme-court-next-week <span style="line-height: 1.5;">Judge Mary Russell is set to become Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court next week.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Hannibal native has sat on the state's highest court since 2004, and previously served on the Appeals court for Missouri's Eastern District.&#160; Russell lists the expansion of specialty courts as one of her top priorities for her two-year term.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We've got great drug courts, Missouri has more drug courts per capita than any state in the nation," Rus Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:15:06 +0000 Marshall Griffin 36194 at http://kbia.org Mary Russell To Become Chief Justice Of Mo. Supreme Court Next Week MO chief justice wants to shrink prison population http://kbia.org/post/mo-chief-justice-wants-shrink-prison-population <p>One day after Governor Jay Nixon made his State of the State Address, the annual State of the Judiciary Address was delivered to Missouri lawmakers Wednesday. Wed, 18 Jan 2012 23:00:47 +0000 Marshall Griffin & Associated Press 7261 at http://kbia.org MO chief justice wants to shrink prison population