May 11, 2005

Nixon Asks Supreme Court to Reconsider Beine Ruling


by Steve Walsh

Attorney General Jay Nixon has formally asked the State Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to overturn the conviction of former Catholic priest and former St. Louis elementary school counselor James Beine on charges he exposed himself to students. Last month, in a 4-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled the portion of the sexual misconduct law under which Beine was convicted was unconstitutional.

Posted by kshaw at May 11, 2005 07:56 PM