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1. . ..And Justice for All . ..And Justice for All October//1985 Profile of the judges and court assembled to help the backlog of cases of the Missouri Supreme Court.

2. A Fan of the Law, Family and Sports A Fan of the Law, Family and Sports July 12, 2007 Featured in tribute in the "Remembrances" section is Julian M. Levitt, a former Jackson County Circuit Court judge. He died July 4, 2007. Includes his picture.

3. An Interview With Judge Howard Sachs An Interview With Judge Howard Sachs 1988-08-06 Howard F. Sachs was chosen for the project as a representative of the Jewish community and as a judge in the federal court located in Kansas City, Missouri. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1925...

4. Blunt Appoints Wimes to 16th Circuit Court Blunt Appoints Wimes to 16th Circuit Court July 13-19, 2007 Governor Matt Blunt has appointed Brian Curtis Wimes as the new Jackson County Circuit Judge in the 16th Circuit Court, succeeding retired judge John R. Gray. Wimes, 41, has served as Jackson County Drug...

5. Charles M. Mason to Constable Post Charles M. Mason to Constable Post November 30, 1956 File containing an article and photo about Charles Mason, "the first Negro deputy constable to serve in the Jackson county courthouse," appointed by Judge Bernard Gnefkow (also listed alternately here...

6. Court of Appeals Court of Appeals August 15, 1963 According to former Judge Samuel A. Dew, 1202 West 67th Terrace, pictures and portraits of all the judges from the origin of the Court of Appeals in 1884 are located on the 10th floor of the courthouse...

7. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges 1908 Photos of three Jackson County judges, C. E. Moss (western district judge), J. M. Patterson, and Geoge Dodd, "all strong advocates of good roads and safe bridges."

8. Jackson County Bench Loses a Veteran Jackson County Bench Loses a Veteran April 20, 2007 Jon R. Gray is Jackson County's only African American circuit judge and has served for more than 20 years. Gray, age 55, says "he wants to be more active in community and national issues." The article...

9. Jackson County's First Judges Jackson County's First Judges April 10, 1905 Description of the appointment of the first three Jackson County judges in 1827. "On the 22nd day of January, 1827, the legislature appointed Abraham McClelland, Richard Fristoe and Henry Burris as presiding...

10. Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources 1926 Photos of the Jackson County judges in 1926 (Elihu Hayes, Henry Rummel, and Dan Stewart) as well as the old Kansas City courthouse from the 1800s.

11. Judge Elmo Hunter Dies at the Age of 88 Judge Elmo Hunter Dies at the Age of 88 December 29, 2003 Article reviewing the life of Senior U.S. District Judge Elmo B. Hunter who died December 27, 2003.

12. Judge is Found Dead in His Home Judge is Found Dead in His Home June 29, 2006 Judge Cordell D. Meeks, Jr., who served on the Wyandotte County District Court was found dead on June 28, 2006. His father, Cordell D. Meeks, Sr., was the first African-American District court judge in...

13. Kansas City, Missouri County Court Districts Kansas City, Missouri County Court Districts 1966 Outline map showing the boundaries of the eastern and western Jackson County court districts. Reverse side lists the wards and precincts in each district.

14. Longtime Johnson County Judge Dies at 76 Longtime Johnson County Judge Dies at 76 May 30, 2007 Obituary notice for Earle Jones, a Johnson County judge. He was born in Kansas City, Kansas, and died May 29, 2007, of cancer at age 76. Jones "became a magistrate judge of Johnson County in January 1970...

15. New Federal Judge Begins Work New Federal Judge Begins Work June 20, 2008 David Gregory Kays was sworn in on June 19, 2008, as a new federal judge in Kansas City. "Kays, who was born in Kansas City in 1962, most recently served as a judge on Missouri's 26th Judicial Circuit....

16. Organization of Jackson County, Missouri Organization of Jackson County, Missouri February 23, 1905 Description of the first Jackson County Court in Independence and the county's organization from 1826 to 1827.
"The county was organized December 15th, 1826. On July 2, 1827, the first county court...

17. Pendergast Machine Pendergast Machine June 16, 1905 Chapter of the book about "the menace of the Pendergast machine" to federal justice in western Missouri from 1933 to 1939, during Tom Pendergast's term of illegal "statewide power" out of Kansas City.

18. The Missouri County Court: A Study of the Organization and Functions of the County Board of Supervisors The Missouri County Court: A Study of the Organization and Functions of the County Board of Supervisors in Missouri 1930 Dissertation toward a doctorate degree from the University of Iowa, about rural county court systems in Missouri, with chapters on county judges and other officials, taxation and finance, roads and bridges,...

19. Under New Juvenile Court Plan. .. Action on Youths Is Sterner, Faster [and] Court Lacks Place for Youths Under New Juvenile Court Plan. .. Action on Youths Is Sterner, Faster [and] Court Lacks Place for Youths August/27-28/1964 Two-part series of articles with illustration, photos, and information on the Jackson County juvenile court system of rotating judges, increasing juvenile crime rates, and decreasing prison or correction...