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2021
September
30,
2021
| 14:13 PM America/Chicago
Welcome to autumn and all the #YourMOLaw news from The Missouri Bar through September!  The Missouri Bar observed two events last month. The first was our celebration of Constitution Day on Sept. 17. On that day in 1787, delegates from the Constituti...
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September
14,
2021
| 14:22 PM America/Chicago
On Sept. 17, 1787, delegates of the Constitutional Convention adopted the United States Constitution, setting in motion the system of government that would guide our country for the next 234 years. Today, we recognize that historic mile marker each y...
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September
01,
2021
| 15:59 PM America/Chicago
Let us help you catch up on #YourMOLaw news from August, including information you might have missed at The Missouri Bar! This year marks the bicentennial of Missouri. Judge Mary Russell of the Supreme Court of Missouri made a presentation on Aug. 6 ...
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August
26,
2021
| 07:15 AM America/Chicago
Many people have read George Vest’s “Eulogy of the Dog,” but few know the story behind it that began with an ill-fated gunshot and a court case in Warrensburg, Missouri, that was appealed all the way to the Supreme Court of Missouri. On Oct. 28, 1869...
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August
12,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
The Children’s Advocacy Services of Greater St. Louis was awarded the 2021 Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section Liberty Bell Award for its services to thousands of child victims and their families, aiding the justice system and legal community. The Li...
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July
30,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
July has been a quiet month in terms of #YourMOLaw news, but a great opportunity to help you catch up on things you might have missed at The Missouri Bar! The Missouri Bar Center was closed for the Fourth of July holiday. But, more importantly, July ...
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July
02,
2021
| 13:17 PM America/Chicago
As we welcome in July and the lazy days of summer, let’s take a quick look back at all the news from June for #YourMOLaw!We kicked off the month with the swearing in of an historic new judge to the Supreme Court of Missouri. Judge Robin Ransom took h...
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June
22,
2021
| 08:35 AM America/Chicago
To help mitigate the impact COVID-19 has caused across the legal community over the last 15 months, The Missouri Bar announced a grant program in March to allow courts, nonprofits, and government agencies opportunities for funding to increase access ...
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June
10,
2021
| 13:22 PM America/Chicago
The St. Louis County Domestic Violence (DV) Court last week hosted a virtual open house for registered guests to highlight the inner workings of the DV court and its benefit to the community. Recently designated a DV Mentor Court by the Office on Vio...
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June
01,
2021
| 14:30 PM America/Chicago
The news for #YourMOLaw in May kicked off with a series of video tutorials designed to help Missouri citizens learn to use Webex. Beginning in April, the state court system authorized the use of Webex as the required platform to hold court proceeding...
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May
20,
2021
| 08:02 AM America/Chicago
Before Missouri lawyers could have imagined legal proceedings via Webex or Zoom (with or without accidental cat filters) or the other safety precautions required due to an international pandemic, The Missouri Bar had partnered with the American Bar A...
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May
11,
2021
| 15:28 PM America/Chicago
As per a prior media advisory, the Appellate Judicial Commission is scheduled to conduct public interviews for the Stith vacancy on the Supreme Court of Missouri next week, specifically:* From 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19;* From 9 a.m. to 12...
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April
30,
2021
| 09:59 AM America/Chicago
The month of April got off to a strong start with the launch of the Supreme Court of Missouri’s new website celebrating the 200th anniversary of Missouri’s Judiciary. Beginning with the territorial courts in place before Missouri gained statehood to ...
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April
13,
2021
| 13:47 PM America/Chicago
Created by Steve Hughes in 2008, Be Kind to Lawyers Day was envisioned as a day to appreciate lawyers for the hard work they do, combating the lack of respect they often endure as professionals. The day is observed on the second Tuesday of April each...
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April
01,
2021
| 10:10 AM America/Chicago
 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Supreme Court of Missouri has launched an interactive new website, months in development, celebrating the 200th anniversary of The Missouri Judiciary. The website chronicles events across five stages in the growth of the st...
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April
01,
2021
| 09:33 AM America/Chicago
This month’s review kicks off with an overview of The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education department’s joint Street Law Workshop for teachers across Missouri: Street Law workshop provides Missouri teachers with constitutional instruction, timely class...
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March
31,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
The Supreme Court of Missouri recently amended the Rules of Civil Procedure, resolving the status and effect of legislative amendments to certain discovery rules enacted in Senate Bill 224 in 2019. The amended rules will take effect Sept. 2, 2021.In ...
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March
19,
2021
| 12:25 PM America/Chicago
The Missouri Bar is the public information channel for Missouri citizens and lawyers when it comes to legal information and resources. The bar publishes articles, video and more through MoBarNews (the bar’s blog) and its social media channels to educ...
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March
16,
2021
| 14:46 PM America/Chicago
      The Missouri Bar has appointed two new members to vacancies on the independent Judicial Performance Review Committee. Duane Soper of Platte City and Dr. Alan Holiman of Kansas City have been approved by The Missouri Bar Board of Governors to se...
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March
05,
2021
| 13:35 PM America/Chicago
Quality teaching makes a huge difference in the lives of students and that is especially true in the teaching of government and civics. The Missouri Bar’s Citizenship Education Department on Tuesday collaborated with the U.S. District Court for the E...
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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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