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2021
April
06,
2021
| 17:20 PM America/Chicago
Every year, the financial industry makes billions of dollars in the form of commissions, management, and advisory fees. But does it have the right to do so? ...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:19 PM America/Chicago
Busy prosecutors and defense lawyers preparing for the guilt phase of a non-capital jury trial often neglect to adequately prepare the best possible presentation for the sentencing stage. Instead, they focus almost entirely on getting that conviction...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:19 PM America/Chicago
Hon. George W. Draper III To all the statewide office holders, members of the 101st General Assembly, executive branch officials, and the judicial branch: Despite this year’s unusual format, thank you for your fidelity to cooperation among the bra...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:18 PM America/Chicago
While corresponding with a member of our bar regarding recently encountered difficulties and the often-deafening static of thought we endure, I was struck by how symphonies are written out of such chaos. ...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:18 PM America/Chicago
Each March, we take time to celebrate Women’s History Month. ...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:17 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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April
06,
2021
| 17:17 PM America/Chicago
Supreme Court Rule 4-1.11 is designed to limit potential ethical problems when lawyers move from government service to private practice and vice versa. ...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:16 PM America/Chicago
Mother Nature is an equal opportunity disruptor. ...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:16 PM America/Chicago
A few years ago, I spoke about legal writing at an annual forum of Missouri’s appellate judges, held at the University of Missouri School of Law in Columbia. The hour-long presentation advanced eight strategies that enable judges and practicing lawye...
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April
06,
2021
| 17:16 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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April
06,
2021
| 17:15 PM America/Chicago
The U.S. Tax Court recently upheld the denial of deductions and imposition of penalties by the Internal Revenue Service relating to a medical cannabis dispensary. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:16 PM America/Chicago
In construction litigation, understanding third-party practice is vital to the practitioner. When a project goes wrong, it is important to determine from whom your client can recover, and who can recover from your client. Interestingly, this line of ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
So easy, even a caveman lawyer can do it. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
Americans ask this question – of themselves, of friends, of strangers on social media. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
After a year of pandemics — COVID-19, racial injustice, economic downturn, and natural disasters — many of us have been excited to leave 2020 behind. ...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:14 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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February
03,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
The COVID-19 pandemic altered not only the world’s workforce, but also the particulars of the practice of law. Whether a lawyer is asked to self-quarantine to prevent further spread or if that same lawyer is adapting to working remotely, there are et...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:13 PM America/Chicago
In 2013, Friends of Animals, an environmental advocacy group, submitted two petitions to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior seeking determinations whether the spider tortoise and the flat-tailed tortoise were species that met the criteria for protect...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:13 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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February
03,
2021
| 14:13 PM America/Chicago
In early 2020, The Missouri Bar launched a new Law Practice Management Center at mobar.org/LPM to help lawyers even better serve their clients. The Law Practice Management Center is organized to follow the life cycle of a law practice, helping lawyer...
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February
03,
2021
| 14:12 PM America/Chicago
As 2020 wound down, Congress took additional action to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic challenges with individual and business tax relief. The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (collectively the Act) includes three separate ...
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2020
December
10,
2020
| 09:32 AM America/Chicago
Presenting medical testimony is one of the most important aspects in any personal injury case. In medical malpractice cases, expert testimony is often the key to success for both plaintiff and defendant. Expert testimony is needed to prove whether th...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:29 AM America/Chicago
“I CAN'T BREATHE." ...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:28 AM America/Chicago
This address by George W. Draper III, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri, was delivered September 16, 2020, during the first joint annual meeting of The Missouri Bar and the Judicial Conference of Missouri to be held virtually, due to con...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:27 AM America/Chicago
As I peer out my home-office window on an unseasonably warm fall day, I ponder what you want to hear from me – or what I have to tell you. There is so much that I could report about what we are doing as a bar. I could very easily identify myriad ways...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:25 AM America/Chicago
Those of you who attended the Strategies for Well-Being: Now More Than Ever session at this year’s virtual Annual Meeting may recall speaker Bree Buchanan sharing the graphic shown here. This graphic reflects results of a study that found, after a si...
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December
10,
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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December
10,
2020
| 09:21 AM America/Chicago
On April 23, 2020, the United States Supreme Court decided County of Maui, Hawaii v. Hawaii Wildlife Fund.2 The Fund and other environmental groups alleged the county was violating the federal Clean Water Act by discharging effluent at four injection...
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December
10,
2020
| 09:20 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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December
10,
2020
| 09:17 AM America/Chicago
The 2020 pandemic and economic crisis have brought tremendous upheaval for many taxpayers. As this article goes to press, we appear to have a change in the White House and control of the Senate is undecided. In addition to these challenges, taxpayers...
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