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Missouri Bar Center will close for solar eclipse

The Missouri Office of Administration has announced that nonessential executive department state offices in Cole County will be closed Aug. 21, 2017, for the solar eclipse. The Missouri Bar Center will also close that day. According to the Office of Administration, “Jefferson City is considered one of the best places in the state, if not

Mini Law School for the Public: The First Amendment

The more you know about the laws that affect you, the easier it is to make good decisions about your life, your family and your finances. Each year, The Missouri Bar collaborates with law schools and legal professionals from across the state to deliver Mini Law School for the Public courses. During these sessions, attendees

Missouri Bar program nominated for Emmy

The Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced its Emmy nominees—and programming co-produced by The Missouri Bar is up for consideration. Each year, The Missouri Bar partners with HEC-TV in St. Louis to produce an interactive Constitution Day Program for students in grades 7-12. During the event, students are

Schedule announced for St. Louis Mini Law School for the Public

This fall, St. Louis-area residents will once again have the opportunity to learn more about legal topics and how they affect day-to-day life. The Missouri Bar’s popular Mini Law School for the Public lecture series is back, with courses set to take place at the St. Louis County Government Complex in Clayton. During the six-week

Missouri Judiciary receives ‘Top 10 Court Technology Solutions Award,’ ranks third internationally

The Missouri Judiciary received a “Top 10 Court Technology Solutions Award” in July during the National Association for Court Management’s (NACM) annual conference, held in partnership with the International Association for Court Administration, in Washington, D.C. The awards were presented to recognize the best use of technology to improve court services and access to the

Supreme Court commission asking Springfield-area residents for feedback on juvenile courts

The Supreme Court of Missouri’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness will hold a public feedback session Aug. 12 in Springfield to gain the public’s input into Missouri’s juvenile justice system. All community members are invited to attend this session, which will focus on: Listening to ideas, experiences or recommendations from the public; and Examining

Springfield Mini Law School lecture series set for fall

Legal topics can be complicated – but you don’t have to attend law school to better know them. The Missouri Bar and Springfield Metropolitan Bar Foundation have announced the 2017 schedule for Mini Law School for the Public program in Springfield. Over the course of six weeks, attendees will hear six lectures on a range

Mini Law School for the Public: Voting Rights

The more you know about the laws that affect you, the easier it is to make good decisions about your life, your family and your finances. Each year, The Missouri Bar collaborates with law schools and legal professionals from across the state to deliver Mini Law School for the Public courses. During these sessions, attendees

The Missouri Bar welcomes Missouri teachers for final year of project

The Missouri Bar Citizenship Education Program kicked off the third and final year of the James Madison Legacy Project with a summer institute held June 26-29 at The Missouri Bar Center in Jefferson City. Thirty-six teachers attended the four-day event, where four scholars presented on various philosophical, historical and constitutional issues: Professor David Robertson of

Mini Law School for the Public: Civil Liberties and Miranda Rights

The more you know about the laws that affect you, the easier it is to make good decisions about your life, your family and your finances. Each year, The Missouri Bar collaborates with law schools and legal professionals from across the state to deliver Mini Law School for the Public courses. During these sessions, attendees

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