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2021
February
03,
2021
| 14:16 PM America/Chicago
In construction litigation, understanding third-party practice is vital to the practitioner. When a project goes wrong, it is important to determine from whom your client can recover, and who can recover from your client. Interestingly, this line of ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
So easy, even a caveman lawyer can do it. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
Americans ask this question – of themselves, of friends, of strangers on social media. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
After a year of pandemics — COVID-19, racial injustice, economic downturn, and natural disasters — many of us have been excited to leave 2020 behind. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
W. Dudley McCarterW. Dudley McCarter, a former president of The Missouri Bar, is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Behr, McCarter & Potter, P.C....
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February
03,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
The COVID-19 pandemic altered not only the world’s workforce, but also the particulars of the practice of law. Whether a lawyer is asked to self-quarantine to prevent further spread or if that same lawyer is adapting to working remotely, there are et...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:13 PM America/Chicago
In 2013, Friends of Animals, an environmental advocacy group, submitted two petitions to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior seeking determinations whether the spider tortoise and the flat-tailed tortoise were species that met the criteria for protect...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:13 PM America/Chicago
The Journal of The Missouri Bar publishes items in the "In Memoriam" section as they are received. To honor the lives and achievements of deceased members, The Missouri Bar solicits additional information about these men and women from family members...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:13 PM America/Chicago
In early 2020, The Missouri Bar launched a new Law Practice Management Center at mobar.org/LPM to help lawyers even better serve their clients. The Law Practice Management Center is organized to follow the life cycle of a law practice, helping lawyer...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:12 PM America/Chicago
As 2020 wound down, Congress took additional action to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic challenges with individual and business tax relief. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (collectively the Act) includes three separate ...
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2020
December
10,
2020
| 09:32 AM America/Chicago
Presenting medical testimony is one of the most important aspects in any personal injury case. In medical malpractice cases, expert testimony is often the key to success for both plaintiff and defendant. Expert testimony is needed to prove whether th...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:29 AM America/Chicago
“I CAN'T BREATHE." ...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:28 AM America/Chicago
This address by George W. Draper III, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri, was delivered September 16, 2020, during the first joint annual meeting of The Missouri Bar and the Judicial Conference of Missouri to be held virtually, due to con...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:27 AM America/Chicago
As I peer out my home-office window on an unseasonably warm fall day, I ponder what you want to hear from me – or what I have to tell you. There is so much that I could report about what we are doing as a bar. I could very easily identify myriad ways...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:25 AM America/Chicago
Those of you who attended the Strategies for Well-Being: Now More Than Ever session at this year’s virtual Annual Meeting may recall speaker Bree Buchanan sharing the graphic shown here. This graphic reflects results of a study that found, after a si...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:23 AM America/Chicago
W. Dudley McCarterW. Dudley McCarter, a former president of The Missouri Bar, is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Behr, McCarter & Potter, P.C....
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December
10,
2020
| 09:21 AM America/Chicago
On April 23, 2020, the United States Supreme Court decided County of Maui, Hawaii v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund.2 The Fund and other environmental groups alleged the county was violating the federal Clean Water Act by discharging effluent at four injection...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:20 AM America/Chicago
The Journal of The Missouri Bar publishes items in the "In Memoriam" section as they are received. To honor the lives and achievements of deceased members, The Missouri Bar solicits additional information about these men and women from family members...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:17 AM America/Chicago
The 2020 pandemic and economic crisis have brought tremendous upheaval for many taxpayers. As this article goes to press, we appear to have a change in the White House and control of the Senate is undecided. In addition to these challenges, taxpayers...
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October
06,
2020
| 08:46 AM America/Chicago
Prosecutors across the state are focusing more on treating and rehabilitating, and less on traditional criminal justice proceedings. In recent months, Missouri prosecutors have processed hundreds of cases, not by traditional criminal procedure, but b...
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October
06,
2020
| 08:46 AM America/Chicago
Wrongfully terminated workers may seek compensation for their damages through litigation. Lawyers representing parties to such litigation may ask a forensic economist to calculate the present value of economic losses from lost earnings in employment ...
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October
06,
2020
| 08:46 AM America/Chicago
More than 20 years ago, I wrote the following article, which was published in the Journal of The Missouri Bar. It was published anonymously because of the stigma associated with alcoholism and addiction, and partly to comply with the anonymity princi...
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October
06,
2020
| 08:44 AM America/Chicago
When I made the decision to run for vice-president of The Missouri Bar a few years ago, I did so with a decent understanding that one issue or another would present an obstacle to whatever I hoped to accomplish as president. A past president of our b...
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October
06,
2020
| 08:43 AM America/Chicago
One of my siblings was born on an election day. My mother’s water had broken, and she was in very active labor; however, before heading to the hospital to deliver, my parents stopped at their polling place to cast their ballots. This memory motivates...
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October
06,
2020
| 08:36 AM America/Chicago
W. Dudley McCarterW. Dudley McCarter, a former president of The Missouri Bar, is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Behr, McCarter & Potter, P.C....
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October
06,
2020
| 08:35 AM America/Chicago
The Journal of The Missouri Bar publishes items in the "In Memoriam" section as they are received. To honor the lives and achievements of deceased members, The Missouri Bar solicits additional information about these men and women from family members...
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October
06,
2020
| 08:35 AM America/Chicago
As determined by the Advisory Committee to the Supreme Court of Missouri, 17 new informal opinion summaries have been published. The publication of informal opinions 2020-13 through 2020-29 brings to 29 the total number of informal opinion summaries ...
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October
06,
2020
| 08:35 AM America/Chicago
In Jones v. State (2017), the defendant unsuccessfully sought reversal of his convictions for conspiracy to commit robbery and for attempted robbery.2 The charges arose from his plans, with an accomplice, to hold up a gas station during a nighttime n...
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October
06,
2020
| 08:34 AM America/Chicago
The Tax Court recently sustained a taxpayer’s deduction for contribution of appreciated stock to a charitable donor advised fund immediately before liquidation of the stock. In Jon Dickinson and Helen Dickinson v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2020-128 (D...
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August
03,
2020
| 09:24 AM America/Chicago
On Sept. 1, 2018, Buffalo, New York, police officers recorded by body camera the last shift of duty in a pilot program set up to test the new but burgeoning technology. The program had begun in mid-March, when 20 Buffalo officers wore cameras during ...
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