All seven judges of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District, were in session at the Scott County Courthouse to hear oral arguments for an appeal on a workers compensation case.
It is believed this was an unprecedented event here.
"I don't think the Court of Appeals has ever sat in Scott County," said Robert S. Barney, the Southern District's senior-most ranking judge.
The appellate court session, held in the main courtroom of the Scott County Courthouse, was attended by a full house including Scott County judges, local attorneys and students from the Oran, Scott County Central, Charleston, Kelly and Scott City high schools.
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