UPDATE: Missouri prosecutors stay quiet on death penalty study

Thursday, July 12, 2012 | 7:09 p.m. CDT; updated 3:25 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 14, 2012

COLUMBIA — When the American Bar Association sought to review Missouri's death penalty laws as part of a nationwide study of capital punishment, it turned to a collection of the state's most esteemed lawyers, judges and law professors for help.