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Former state Supreme Court justice joins Strickland case

 

September 10, 2021



KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Missouri Supreme Court chief justice will join the Jackson County prosecutor's team working to free a man who prosecutors believe was wrongfully convicted of a triple murder more than 40 years ago.

Edward "Chip" Robertson will work on the case with Prosecutors Jean Peters Baker, who announced in May that she does not believe Kevin Strickland was involved in the murders in Kansas City in 1978, The Kansas City Star reported.

Robertson was named to the Supreme Court in June 1985 and served until his retirement in 1998. He was chief justice from 1991 to 1993....



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