Missouri vs. Waller W. Graves: Opinion

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Court Opinion by Judge Charles Thomas Hays for Case for Case No. 36717: State of Missouri on the information of Roy McKittrick, Attorney General, Relator, vs. Waller W. Graves, Prosecuting Attorney of Jackson County, Missouri, Respondent. Hays finds Graves guilty of purposefully neglecting his duties in prosecuting individuals in Jackson County openly engaging in voter fraud, the operation of gambling and prostitution establishments, and the sale of liquor late at night and on Sundays. Hays provides some of the evidence used in making his decision. Graves is thus removed from his office of prosecuting attorney of Jackson County and fined $1000.

Date: 
September 3rd 1940
Owning Organization: 
Modern Location: 
Jefferson City, MO
Rights Statement: 
Use of this image requires that credit be given to The Missouri State Archives.
Digital Object Identifier: 
MSA-36717-0002
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