Concerns Over Constitutional Amendment 2 Raised
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A prominent criminal defense attorney is raising concerns about a Missouri ballot measure that would allow allegations of past wrongdoing to be used against people facing child sex abuse charges. Attorney Kim Benjamin of Belton is the past president of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She said Wednesday that proposed Constitutional Amendment 2 could result in more wrongful convictions for people falsely accused of sex crimes.