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2021
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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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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