No. 55617.

471 S.W.2d 933 (1971)

STATE of Missouri ex rel. Bernice W. COLE, Relator, v. Hon. Salvatore S. NIGRO, Judge of Division No. 1, Municipal Court of Kansas City, Missouri, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Missouri, En Banc.

Rehearing Denied February 8, 1971.

Appeal Dismissed October 12, 1971.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James L. Muller, Gerald R. Walsh, the Legal Aid and Defender Society of Greater Kansas City, Inc., Kansas City, for relator.

Aaron A. Wilson, Jr., City Counselor, Charles A. Lewis, Associate City Counselor, Kansas City, for respondent.

Appeal Dismissed October 12, 1971. See 92 S.Ct. 122.

HOLMAN, Judge.

This is an original proceeding in mandamus. The question presented is the right of relator to have a trial by jury on a charge pending before respondent in the Municipal Court of Kansas City, Missouri. Relator, on December 16, 1969, was charged with the misdemeanor of obstructing a police officer in violation of a city ordinance. At that time the penalty for violation of that ordinance was...

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