Messenger: Probation case of pregnant Missouri woman is a slow-motion tragedy | Tony Messenger

The head public defender in Saline County, Matt Palmer, filed a writ seeking Clevenger’s release. Palmer argued, among other things, that Rolf was wrong to treat Clevenger different than other,…

Messenger: Public defender asks appeals court to release pregnant woman from Missouri prison | Tony Messenger

Palmer knows that simply by filing this writ, he’s made life more difficult for himself, and potentially his other clients in Saline County. That’s simply the reality of rural justice…