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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Upcoming Event: Announcing The Center for the Study of the American Constitution Spring Conference

The Legislative Branch: Historical Context and Contemporary Challenges The Center for the Study of the American Constitution is inviting Missouri educators to attend a two-day conference addressing the legislative branch. This conference will feature professors Fred W. Beuttler of Carroll University and former Deputy Historian of the U.S. House of Representatives and John P. Kaminski, director

Jarrod Griffin Becomes Youngest Recipient of Solomon Civic Virtue Award

The Missouri Bar Advisory Committee on Citizenship Education awarded Jarrod Griffin, a junior at Nixa High School, the 2015 Dr. Warren H. Solomon Civic Virtue Award during the “We the People” state finals at the Missouri State Capitol on January 26, 2015. “Jarrod was chosen because he organized four of his fellow classmates at Nixa

Missouri’s Chief Justice Delivers 2015 State of the Judiciary Address

Making Missouri a Better Place to Live and Work Mary R. Russell, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Missouri, delivered the “State of the Judiciary” address to a joint session of the Missouri Legislature Thursday morning, January 22, 2015. In her address, Russell called for continued improvement of the state’s court system to make

Westminster Christian Academy Wins Statewide “We the People” Contest

Missouri High School Students Display their Constitutional Knowledge in Mock Hearings Jefferson City, MO – Nearly 60 students, representing four high schools in Missouri, today competed in The Missouri Bar sponsored “We the People” statewide simulated congressional hearings held at the Missouri State Capitol. Westminster Christian Academy of St. Louis won the honor of representing

Four Teams to Compete in “We the People” Competition at Missouri State Capitol

High schoolers from across the state will compete in The Missouri Bar sponsored “We the People” statewide competition held at the Missouri State Capitol on Monday, January 26, 2015. Winners of the competition will represent Missouri at the national “We the People” competition held April 25-28, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The “We the People” competition

Seven Things You Should Know About Limited Scope Representation

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The Missouri Bar Center Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday observed on the third Monday of January each year to celebrate the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a leader of the civil rights movement. King was mostly known for his campaign to end racial discrimination in federal and state laws. The Missouri

Law Day Art Contest 2015: 75th Anniversary of the Missouri Plan

Sponsored by The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section For Law Day, May 1, 2015, The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section is sponsoring an art contest for Missouri elementary school students. The theme for Law Day 2015 is “Fair and Impartial Courts,” commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Missouri Non-Partisan Court Plan, commonly called the Missouri

2015 Law Day Essay Contest

Win up to $300 and statewide recognition The Missouri Bar Young Lawyers’ Section has joined the Missouri National Education Association and the Missouri Press Association to sponsor a writing contest for students in grades four through 12 in celebration of the 2015 Law Day on May 1, 2015. The Law Day Essay Contest is held annually

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