“We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.” -Aesop

Except maybe not in Missouri anymore…

The Missouri Supreme Court yesterday handed down its decision in State v. Bazell, in which the Court may have effectively overturned a great many convictions for felony stealing. If you or someone you know has a finding of guilt for felony stealing since around 2002, you may want to talk to a lawyer. It could mean the difference between being a felon and not.

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