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Title VI COUNTY, TOWNSHIP AND POLITICAL SUBDIVISION GOVERNMENT

Chapter 56

Effective - 02 Jan 1979, see footnote bottom

  56.450.  Circuit attorney — duties (St. Louis City). — The circuit attorney of the City of St. Louis shall manage and conduct all criminal cases, business and proceedings of which the circuit court of the city of St. Louis shall have jurisdiction.  He shall appear for the state in all misdemeanor cases appealed from the circuit court of the City of St. Louis to the court of appeals.

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(RSMo 1939 § 2231, A. 1949 H.B. 2014, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 2129; 1919 § 2632; 1909 § 4165

Effective 1-02-79

(1955) Prosecutor has the sole authority and discretion to elect to reduce the offense charged before trial. State ex rel.  Dowd v. Nangle (Mo.), 276 S.W.2d 135.


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