When the police and Prosecuting Attorney accuse someone of a crime, you sometimes pay for their defense. Why? Missouri's Public Defender system takes on a variety of cases. Karen Kraft explains why it's important that everyone have a good defense lawyer in criminal cases whether they can pay for it or not.
Also, when we talk about crime, we talk about the accused, the judge, the lawyers but often forget the victims. In Missouri, they have a right to have a say before, during and after the trial of the accused. Kellie Campbell from the Missouri Victim Assistance Network explains how and what's being done to advocate for crime victims in the state.
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