Missouri Constitution Section

Article I
Section 17
November 14, 2016

Indictments and informations in criminal cases--exceptions.

Section 17. That no person shall be prosecuted criminally for felony or misdemeanor otherwise than by indictment or information, which shall be concurrent remedies, but this shall not be applied to cases arising in the land or naval forces or in the militia when in actual service in time of war or public danger, nor to prevent arrests and preliminary examination in any criminal case.

Source: Const. of 1875, Art. II, § 12 (Amended November 6, 1900), and Sch. of 1875 and § 17.


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