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Public invited to share thoughts on state’s juvenile justice system

The Supreme Court of Missouri’s Commission on Racial and Ethnic Fairness has announced that it will hold a series of feedback sessions this summer to gain the public’s input into Missouri’s juvenile justice system. Community forums are being planned for Cape Girardeau, Kansas City, St. Louis and Springfield, with the first session scheduled for Saturday,

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The media play a crucial role in keeping the public informed about the courts and legal system. Missouri Bar staff are eager to connect reporters with the sources and resources they need to provide accurate and thorough coverage of the courts and legal issues. Our press kit includes several resources grouped together to give members of the media quick access to essential information concerning The Missouri Bar. If you are a member of the media and have any further questions, please contact Farrah Fite, Media Relations Director, at (573)635-4128.

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Awards

In recognition of the important role played by the state´s news media in improving public understanding of key legal issues, The Missouri Bar annually presents its “Excellence in Legal Journalism Awards.” Learn more about the awards, including the nomination process and criteria, here.

Missouri Press-Bar Commission

The Missouri Press-Bar Commission is a group of media professionals, lawyers and judges who work to a variety of projects and programs to further its mission. The commission is charged with encouraging cooperation between the press, the bar and the bench to the end of further strengthening service to the First Amendment and the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States throughout Missouri, to provide leadership and guidance aimed at achieving a better informed citizenry that will be serviced by a still higher order of justice; to take whatever steps are necessary through an educational program for the press, the bar, the bench and the people of Missouri to promote a better informed citizenry and a strong First and Sixth Amendment.

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