Tag Archives: Courts

Revised handbook serves as journalist guide to the law and courts

In today’s fast-paced world, reporters are responsible for covering crimes, changing laws, Supreme Court hand downs and other legal decisions faster than ever. To assist journalists and help them even better cover the court system and law-related matters, The Missouri Press-Bar Commission has updated its popular resource – The News Reporter’s Handbook on Law and

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 now offering text message notifications

Many Missouri lawyers and residents use to stay in the know regarding changes and decisions in the status of a court case. Thanks to a recent update by the courts, keeping tabs on those updates can now take place via text message. In late 2016, the courts introduced a feature on called “Track

Juror Appreciation Week 2017 begins Sunday

Judges, lawyers and court clerks thank the 84,207 Missourians who reported for jury duty in state courts in 2016 as part of Missouri’s Juror Appreciation Week held April 30 through May 6, 2017. During the week, court staff and legal professionals will emphasize to jurors how important their contributions are to our courts, communities and’s helpful Track This Case feature will remain

The Supreme Court of Missouri has announced that the judiciary’s “Track This Case” feature will now be a permanent component on Track This Case allows website visitors to sign up to receive email notifications when a case of interest to the user is updated. The feature has gained more than 50,000 registered users since

Mini Law School: Missouri Sunshine Law and Access to the Courts under the First Amendment

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 can hear in-depth discussions about various law-related topics. This Public Podcast Series is an opportunity to hear recordings from the 2015 sessions. Missouri’s Sunshine Law mirrors

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