Missouri Supreme Court denies new trial in Lamar Johnson’s 1994 murder case
St. Louis City Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner speaks at a news conference outside the Gateway Arch on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (Robert Cohen, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Brittany Johnson (center), 26, chants for justice for her father, Lamar Johnson, on Dec. 10, 2019, outside the offices of Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt in downtown St. Louis. At left is Brittany Johnson’s mother, Pamela Williams. At right is Jamala Rogers, executive director for the Organization of Black Struggle.
Brittany Johnson, 26, talks about her father, Lamar Johnson, on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, outside the offices of Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt in downtown St. Louis. Friends of Lamar Johnson held a press conference demanding the release of Johnson, who has been imprisoned for 25 years. After the press conference, several people delivered a petition signed by more than 25,000 people to Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s office. The petition asks for a new trial for Johnson. Photo by J.B. Forbes, email@example.com
Ricky Kidd, at left, comforts Rodney Lincoln, who had just finished speaking passionately about Lamar Johnson on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019, outside the offices of Missouri Attorney General…