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Municipal Boundaries and Zoning: Controlling Regional Land Development

David M. Becker
This Article is concerned with the resolution of those problems of urban growth which invariably envelop an entire region. More specifically, it examines the legal machinery, particularly extraterritorial zoning, which has or may be used in accomplishing these objectives and in overcoming the obstacles posed by the proliferation of municipal boundaries.
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Some Factors Influencing the Outcome of Felony Appeals in Missouri

Jules B. Gerard
Recently I completed a study of all of the felony appeals decided by the Missouri Supreme Court during the two year period ending March 1, 1964. Its purpose was to test the accuracy of the United States Supreme Court’s assumption that the absence of a lawyer makes a “meaningless ritual” of a felony appeal. That investigation uncovered other factors, notably prior convictions, which seemed to influence the outcome of appeals.…