Tag: Rep. Brandon Ellington

Ellington files bill to forbid grand juries from hearing police cases

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Brandon Ellington, D-Kansas City, filed legislation Monday that would shift responsibility from a grand jury to an appellate court in cases involving a police-officer shooting death. The appellate court, instead of the grand jury, would determine if the evidence supports the need for an indictment. […]

Missouri politicians react to Wolfe’s resignation

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The resignation of Tim Wolfe from his position as the University of Missouri system reached media outlets across the globe. After weeks of campus activism calling for his removal due to his lack of action to make the campus more racially inclusive, Wolfe finally stepped down, meeting […]