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2020
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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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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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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February
17,
2020
| 09:18 AM America/Chicago
The tricky part about writing a column for the Journal is the time span between submission and publishing. A newspaper article will be reasonably current; here, there is a 30-day lapse between when I submit this and when you read it. Trying to accoun...
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2019
September
27,
2019
| 13:06 PM America/Chicago
There’s nothing like the simultaneous excitement and terror of embarking on something new. ...
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August
17,
2019
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
The essence of civility is that I can help you, even if I disagree with you. – Bill Thompson[2] Due to publication schedules, I take up my last President’s Page as Missouri Bar president near the time when we celebrate our country’s independence.[...
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June
06,
2019
| 09:18 AM America/Chicago
By Ray Williams, 2018-19 Missouri Bar President[1] May - June Issue, Journal of The Missouri Bar “Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is success.” – Henry Ford June 16, 2019, marks the 75th anni...
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May
10,
2019
| 11:09 AM America/Chicago
In October 1943, Missouri lawyers gathered and approved a resolution seeking integration of the practice of law in Missouri. ...
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April
03,
2019
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
By Ray Williams, 2018-19 Missouri Bar President[1] March - April Issue, Journal of The Missouri Bar “[The] advancement & diffusion of Knowledge . . . is the only Guardian of true liberty.”James Madison [2] As we approach the 75th anniversary...
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February
06,
2019
| 10:27 AM America/Chicago
The 100th Missouri General Assembly recently gathered to begin the 2019 regular session. Across our state and country, important issues of the day are being addressed by seemingly more-and-more polarized groups of stakeholders. ...
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