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2020
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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August
03,
2020
| 09:24 AM America/Chicago
It has been two years since § 610.140, RSMo 2016, became effective on Jan. 1, 2018, making it easier to expunge a conviction in Missouri for a felony, misdemeanor, infraction, or municipal ordinance violation.2 It is now possible for lawyers to rende...
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August
03,
2020
| 09:24 AM America/Chicago
World events gave us an inkling of what was to come. Right from the beginning, Australia had out-of-control fires and the world was also out of control following the drone strike that killed General Suleimani. ...
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August
03,
2020
| 09:23 AM America/Chicago
As a kid in Sunday school, I learned the scriptures and the important role lawyers have played in securing the rights of people who looked like me. ...
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August
03,
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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August
03,
2020
| 09:21 AM America/Chicago
Clients sometimes bring surprises to the attorney-client relationship that even the best screening process doesn’t uncover.2 Additionally, attorneys experience unexpected life events that make certain representations untenable. Attorneys terminate at...
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August
03,
2020
| 09:21 AM America/Chicago
In a case that may be timely for those considering or using a second residence, the Tax Court recently addressed interest deductions with respect to a taxpayer with two real estate properties. In McCarthy v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2020-74 (McCarthy...
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August
03,
2020
| 09:21 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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June
02,
2020
| 15:55 PM America/Chicago
Missouri’s adoption of a constitutional amendment decriminalizing medical marijuana for state law purposes has presented numerous interstitial issues. This article examines one that Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services (“DHSS”) has att...
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June
02,
2020
| 15:54 PM America/Chicago
Cicero wrote that the “first bond of society is marriage; next children; and then the family.” 2 in its landmark decision in Obergefell v. Hodges,3 the U.S. Supreme Court recited a list of the beneficial aspects of marital status in the United States...
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June
02,
2020
| 15:53 PM America/Chicago
Pivot. The first time I heard the word was playing basketball. You had a pivot foot you kept in place and you pivoted toward the basket, moving the other foot in another direction. Back then, I never heard the word used in any other context; now, it ...
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June
02,
2020
| 15:50 PM America/Chicago
We are living through extraordinary times. Meetings have gone virtual, and nearly all work is completed remotely. Face masks are strongly recommended for trips outside the home. Neighbors move to the other side of the street as we encounter one anoth...
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June
02,
2020
| 15:49 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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June
02,
2020
| 15:48 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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June
02,
2020
| 15:47 PM America/Chicago
Congress, the administration, and the Treasury Department have been very active in responding to the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic. There are a variety of relief measures, such as the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDLE) emergency advances a...
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April
07,
2020
| 14:25 PM America/Chicago
The business judgment rule has been part of English and American common law on corporations for more than 250 years.2 In theory, the business judgment rule protects management from liability for honest mistakes in judgment, as long as they act with d...
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April
07,
2020
| 14:24 PM America/Chicago
On October 29, 2019, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced what amounted to reversal of a decades-old policy when its governing board unanimously voted to permit college students participating in athletics to be compensated fo...
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April
07,
2020
| 14:24 PM America/Chicago
George W. Draper III, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri, delivered the following State of the Judiciary Address on January 22, 2020, during a joint session of the Missouri General Assembly in Jefferson City. ...
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April
07,
2020
| 14:23 PM America/Chicago
If COVID-19 has you working from home or facing other uncharted situations, we’re here to help! You can find free resources and practice tips, including how to maintain the Rules of Professional Conduct while lawyering remotely, at mobar.org. ...
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April
07,
2020
| 14:23 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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