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2021
February
25,
2021
| 16:45 PM America/Chicago
Editor's note: In 1989, Saint Louis University School of Law Assistant Professor Leland Ware republished this article, examining the history of Black lawyers in Missouri during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in the Journal of The ...
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February
23,
2021
| 15:33 PM America/Chicago
Editor's note: In 1989, St. Louis University School of Law Assistant Professor Leland republished this article, examining the history of black lawyers in Missouri during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in the journal of The Missour...
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February
18,
2021
| 16:26 PM America/Chicago
Editor's note: In 1989, Saint Louis University School of Law Assistant Professor Leland Ware republished this article, examining the history of Black lawyers in Missouri during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in the Journal of The ...
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February
11,
2021
| 11:20 AM America/Chicago
Editor's note: In 1989, Saint Louis University School of Law Assistant Professor Leland Ware republished this article, examining the history of Black lawyers in Missouri during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in the Journal of The ...
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February
04,
2021
| 09:14 AM America/Chicago
Part of The Missouri Bar’s ongoing strategic plan is specific to ensuring that the public has access to timely information about the courts and legal system. However, this is a role that must be shared with the media as well as the judiciary. In 1972...
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2020
December
29,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org recently expanded its services to include a Spanish translate function, eliminating a potential language barrier and allowing lawyers to even better serve pro bono clients through the virtual walk-in legal clinic. Missou...
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December
11,
2020
| 10:50 AM America/Chicago
        Nixa High School took top honors Dec. 9 when students went head-to-head online at The Missouri Bar’s Show-Me the Constitution competition. Second place went to Central High School in Springfield, while Kickapoo High School, also in Springfiel...
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November
12,
2020
| 08:41 AM America/Chicago
CLAYTON, MO – November 9, 2020 – The St. Louis County Family Court and MERS Goodwill, Inc. have received a $500,000 three-year federal grant to provide career training, professional development and employment opportunities for court-involved youth. F...
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October
25,
2020
| 11:30 AM America/Chicago
Last year, Missouri lawyers provided over 19,000 hours of pro bono legal services,demonstrating the commitment our members have to equal access to justice for all. This week, The Missouri Bar observes National Celebrate Pro Bono Week to show our volu...
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September
22,
2020
| 15:34 PM America/Chicago
Voters urged to learn more about their judges before they vote Nov. 3 The Missouri Judicial Performance Review Committee today provided Missouri voters with their performance findings for 52 nonpartisan judges who will be up for retention in the N...
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August
06,
2020
| 12:13 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section Liberty Bell Award honors a non-lawyer or non-legal organization engaged in public service activities that either enhance the legal community or advance justice. This year, the Child Protection Center (CPC) has...
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July
29,
2020
| 11:32 AM America/Chicago
Missouri teachers who specifically teach American history, government and civics gained insights and teaching methodologies when it comes to Civil Rights through The Missouri Bar’s Summer Institute held June 23-26. The institute, which is offered ann...
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May
28,
2020
| 16:23 PM America/Chicago
Co-parenting during the best of times can be difficult, but now with stay-at-home orders, social distancing guidelines and conflicting medical advice, it is even more complicated. Below are some of the most common questions that have arisen due to CO...
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May
20,
2020
| 09:50 AM America/Chicago
As Memorial Day approaches, many Missourians are wondering how to balance the traditional start of summer with social distancing guidelines. This year will not see the typical parades and cookouts that usually mark the day; however, it is a wonderful...
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April
23,
2020
| 10:58 AM America/Chicago
Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, there is perhaps no field that has been hit harder in society than residential housing. With certain industries shut down and jobs being lost, it is becoming increasingly harder to make ends meet. Tenants may have r...
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April
23,
2020
| 07:48 AM America/Chicago
The right to trial by jury is the only right that appears in both the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The Missouri Bar – joined by judges, court personnel and legal professionals - thank the 144,271 Missourians who reported for jury duty in stat...
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April
09,
2020
| 14:34 PM America/Chicago
Most of us are spending way too much time on social media these days. Self-isolation is making us seek connection, and the only safe connection is an electronic connection—or so it seems.   But getting too comfortable online can be a mistake.   ...
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April
07,
2020
| 10:44 AM America/Chicago
Jefferson City, MO - Nine students from across Missouri were selected this month as winners of the 2020 Law Day Essay contest. The annual competition, a joint project of The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section and the Missouri National Education Asso...
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April
03,
2020
| 14:06 PM America/Chicago
As teachers and students adjust to remote learning systems due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Missouri Bar’s Citizenship Education program of is making a variety of civics education presentations, assignments and programs available for use by Missouri...
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April
02,
2020
| 11:50 AM America/Chicago
Even in these uncertain times, Missouri lawyers are here to help by fielding legal questions about COVID-19 and its impact on our lives and livelihoods. Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org, a virtual legal clinic platform produced by The Missouri Bar and A...
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March
13,
2020
| 13:51 PM America/Chicago
We know that many Missouri lawyers have questions about COVID-19 and how it will impact your firms, clients and other business matters. ...
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March
11,
2020
| 12:04 PM America/Chicago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri judiciary today released a report detailing its first comprehensive study of gender, race and ethnicity, and age of Missouri judiciary employees. Click here for Diversity and Inclusion in the Missouri Judiciary. ...
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March
10,
2020
| 14:25 PM America/Chicago
Real people. Real stories. People love to tell jokes about lawyers, but the truth is, we need lawyers to help us find solutions to our legal problems and navigate our complicated legal system. Most lawyers will tell you they joined the profession ...
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March
03,
2020
| 11:54 AM America/Chicago
The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation. ...
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February
28,
2020
| 10:17 AM America/Chicago
A new MCLE annual reporting online application will go live March 16 to improve the ease of reporting and build on the more than 18,000 Missouri lawyers who filed their 2018-19 reports online. The Missouri Bar provides many technology-based resources...
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2019
December
05,
2019
| 07:57 AM America/Chicago
Joplin High School took top honors Monday when students from across the state met in Columbia for The Missouri Bar’s Show-Me the Constitution competition. ...
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2018
February
07,
2018
| 10:14 AM America/Chicago
In January 2017, The Missouri Bar launched Missouri.FreeLegalAnswers.org, a website focused on matching low-income residents in need of legal assistance with Missouri lawyers willing to answer their questions at no cost. Since the site went live,...
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